MAN ROBBED, BEATEN IN ABSECON

A teenager was found walking along a roadway in Absecon this weekend after he was robbed, stabbed, and confronted by assailants.  City police say they received calls about the victim trying to flag down passing motorists early Saturday morning on California Avenue.  Police believe the man was sprayed in the face with some sort of…

BILL TO HELP OUT OF WORK CASINO WORKERS PASSES ASSEMBLY PANEL

Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and Bob Andrzejczak to help displaced casino workers prepare to re-enter the workforce gained Assembly approval 55-18-1 on Thursday. The bill would establish the “Education Initiative for Former Casino Workers” to support training and educational instruction for former casino employees. The program would dedicate $1.35 million – 5 percent…

LEGISLATION TO HELP ATLANTIC CITY SIMULCASTING HEADS TO CHRISTIE’S DESK

Legislation Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo sponsored to permit casinos to negotiate the price of broadcasting horse races and retain simulcasting at their facilities is headed to the governor’s desk, having received unanimous approval from both the Assembly and the Senate. The bill would allow casinos and out-of-state racetracks to negotiate how much casinos pay to simulcast…