To say that Newark comes to this fight as the weaker party is an understatement. If the city wants to do more than just collect taxes and begin regulating short-term rentals, however, it might want to take a good look at a recent San Francisco city report that shows just how complicated that endeavor can be.
While tourism is growing in New Jersey, demand for travel to Atlantic City is still weak.
We're certain politicians on the Cuban side have similar demands.
A smart move on every level for a state like New Jersey that has worn out its current tourist attractions.
This drama involves all the parties that make transport a challenge in New York and New Jersey — United, Atlantic City, Newark, and the Christie administration. In a perfect world there would be Dreamliner's worth of indictments to go around.
Throw New Jersey politics into the mix with anything and any hope or promise is surely doomed.
Build for the future, not the problems of the present.
Beaches, roads and coastal attractions were repaired as quickly as possible so many visitors arriving for the holiday weekend will be unaware of the construction still underway.
This makes perfect sense for any of the millions of people that routinely use Amtrak to travel along the northeast corridor. But making sense in the real world doesn't usually make sense in New Jersey politics.
Casinos and clubs have struggled in Atlantic City for close to a decade making Christie's efforts to reform the area tardy and insufficient.