Governor Christie sticking to his guns…
Horse-racing subsidy / End to the madness – Press of Atlantic City
Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 12:01 amLet’s hope this is, in fact, the end of it. Let’s hope that Gov. Chris Christie’s recent veto of the New Jersey Racing Commission’s minutes finally puts to rest the ridiculous practice of having Atlantic City’s casinos subsidize the horse-racing industry. Christie, who is not shy about using the considerable powers of his office, nullified $15 million in purse money that the commission was attempting to distribute.