Video: Major Concerns Remain About Casino Expansion Push

A key Assembly committee held a public hearing yesterday on the proposal to expand casino gambling in New Jersey, and as NJTV News reports, critics like NJPP president Gordon MacInnes were on hand to raise concerns about the plan – including the potential damage two new casinos could inflict on South Jersey’s economy.

“If … you don’t have the tax rate in mind, there’s no way to estimate, therefore, how this bill will benefit Atlantic City, and Atlantic County and South Jersey,” he said. “So why rush? You have 150 days at least before the constitutional requirement says you have to vote on this.”