WHELAN SET TO INTRODUCE EMERGENCY INFORMATION BILL

Senator Jim Whelan announced plans to introduce legislation that would improve communication between utility providers, municipalities, the state and consumers during major catastrophic events including hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, heat waves and snow and ice storms that cause service interruptions. The “Emergency Information Access Act” is in response to customer outrage following extend utility service…

ACH MAY BE SAVED UNDER NEW AGREEMENT

A petition has been filed with the Division of Gaming Enforcement for approval of an agreement between ACH, formerly known as the Atlantic City Hilton, and its lenders which seeks to resolve matters related to its foreclosure and allow ACH to continue operation. Under the agreement, Colony Investors, a guarantor of the ACH loan, and…

NEW POLL: WHELAN LEADS, BARELY

Yet another pre-election poll shows 2nd District democratic State Senator Jim Whelan with a very small lead over his republican challenger, Assemblyman Vince Polistina.  A new poll released Thursday afternoon by the Hughes Center at Stockton College gives Whelan less than a three point lead over Polistina, making the race too close to call at…

MOST EXPENSIVE RACE? WHELAN VS. POLISTINA

The most expensive legislative race in New Jersey this month is not the battle in our First Legislative District featuring Jeff Van Drew and Dave DeWeese.  It’s one county north of here.  New election reports show the legislative race in the Second District featuring Senator Jim Whelan and challenger Vince Polistina is the most expensive…

CAPE MAY TO ESTABLISH TOURISM UTILITY

The City of Cape May is creating a new Tourism Utility to manage revenue from it’s new $10 million convention hall. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Cape May City Council introduced an ordinance to set up the utility, which will be supervised by City Manager Bruce MacLeod, with an annual budget of $300,000…