Gov. Christie Pocket Vetoes Atlantic City’s PILOT Bill
"Governor Christie's veto comes as no surprise," said Harry Hurley, host of the Hurley in the Morning program on WPG Talk Radio 1450. "With the changes requested by the Governor and made by the legislature, the PILOT bill became more unpopular as time went by. Couple that with the pending state takeover of Atlantic City, this gives the Governor and legislature more flexibility to approach the fixing of Atlantic City in a manner of their choosing. The PILOT legislation would have locked casino tax structure in for 15 years. Now they can do exactly what they want in order to address Atlantic City issues."
Christie's action, or lack there of, on the PILOT legislation was a pocket veto in which he let the bills lapse by not doing anything with them.
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