STATE MAY APPROVE ONLINE POKER GAME

The State of New Jersey may be the first in the country to legalize online casino games.  The website northjersey.com reports that a Senate Budget Committee approved the state’s first online poker game.  A $30 million horse racing purse subsidy would be replaced by revenue derived from income courtesy of online poker, according to the…

NEW EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BILL ADVANCES IN TRENTON

Sweeping legislation Assemblymen Matthew W. Milam, Nelson T. Albano and Fred Scalera sponsored to improve evacuation plans throughout the state in preparation for a catastrophic event or natural disaster, such as a hurricane or nor’easter, was released Monday by the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.             “While our emergency management officials have done…