New issue: Revel casino

Look for New Jersey politicians to become increasingly interested in the Revel casino’s application for a $300 million grant from the Economic Development Authority – and a $50 million application to Atlantic City for a tax abatement — after a Philadelphia Inquirer story details plans to buy a “significant” amount of the project’s building materials from China.  The Revel project has been criticized by both local labor unions and by conservatives who oppose giving a tax break to the casino.

New issue: Revel casino