GOP OUTDUELS DEMOCRATS IN FUNDRAISING

An increase in Republican fundraising has given them the edge. The Star-Ledger reports that the GOP has raised more money this year than Democrats. The report says that Republicans took in $1.08 million this year compared to Democrats at $656,000. This year all Senate and Assembly seats will be decided and the Republicans are looking…

TOURISM DISTRICT PLAN MOVES FORWARD

A big step forward took place on Tuesday to redevelop Atlantic City. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approved a plan that would put nearly half of the city in a tourism district. The district was established to help the growth of the resort as a destination. The CRDA will be in charge of planning and…

MAN FACES CHILD PORNO CHARGES

Brian Killion appeared in federal court on Tuesday to face a criminal Complaint charging him with manufacturing child pornography. Killion, 38, of Absecon, N.J., was arrested on July 14, 2010, by the New Jersey State Police as a result of joint investigation by the FBI, New Jersey State Police, and Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. The…

WILDWOOD LAYOFF PLAN APPROVED BY STATE

Layoffs will be taking place in Wildwood. Wildwood Mayor Gary DeMarzo confirms that the state has approved the plan. It includes layoffs to police and firefighters, but does include other departments. Over 40 employees will be let go under the plan that was given the green light. The plan would bring the Wildwood Police Department…