By executive order, Christie appointed Kevin Lavin as the city’s emergency manager and Kevyn Orr as special counsel to the emergency manager.
Leave it to Don Guardian, the feel-good mayor of ailing Atlantic City, to put his city’s woes into context.
On the same day news broke the parent company of Caesars Casino in Atlantic City filed for bankruptcy, its ballroom was filled for Mayor Don Guardian’s annual State of the City address.
Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian cancelled his appearance, a spokesman saying a personal emergency came up that required his attention.
No tax breaks and no elimination of workers’ benefits may soon mean no more Taj Mahal Casino as union and elected leaders made their stance crystal clear Friday.
Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian discussed his long-term goals for the shore town that has been wracked over the past few weeks by consolidation in the casino industry.
Labor Day may not be much of a holiday for several thousand workers at the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City, both of which will be closing their doors. Mayor Don Guardian is hopeful for the town’s future.
“This is a milestone moment in Atlantic City, one in which consolidation in the casino industry must make way for new opportunities,” said mayor Donald Guardian.
Many concert-goers are already claiming their spot for the free Blake Shelton concert tonight in Atlantic City.
Atlantic City’s mayor says there are six potential buyers for the Revel Casino Hotel, which is up for sale next month at a bankruptcy auction.
Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian says he has a four-year plan that will turn the city back into the destination resort it was before the casinos arrived.
Don Guardian officially designated Park Place Beach as LGBT-friendly.
New Jersey politicians are confident that legalized sports betting would be a major score for Atlantic City, if they get a favorable ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Chris Stigall talked with Don Guardian, the first Republican elected Mayor of Atlantic City in 23 years, this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.
Chris reviews President Obama’s trip to Pittsburgh, Rutgers offering a class on Beyonce, and a potential Super Bowl coming to Philadelphia. He talks to the Mayor of Atlantic City, Don Guardian, and the CEO of La Colombe, Todd Carmichael.