Keyword: New Jersey legislature

  • Meadowlands in New Jersey

    NJ Casino Referendum Approved for November

    Revenue for horse racing is included in a casino-expansion referendum that will be put before New Jersey voters in November. The legislation states that not less than 2% of revenue would go to support horse racing.

  • NJ Senate Committee OKs Instant Racing Bill

    A New Jersey Senate committee Dec. 9 approved legislation that would authorize historical race wagering, also known as Instant Racing, at the state's racetracks, off-track wagering parlors, and casino race books.

  • Racing-Related Bills Clear NJ Committees

    A bill authorizing small offtrack betting operations in bars and restaurants, and another measure giving Atlantic City Race Course a larger chunk of revenue from casino race books, passed New Jersey legislative committees.

  • Monmouth Park starting gate

    NJ Senate Committee OKs Racing Legislation

    A Senate committee in New Jersey moved legislation June 20 that would allow the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to jointly operate Monmouth Park and Meadowlands pending licensing of lessees.

  • NJ Panel to Address Racetrack Lease Bill

    A Senate committee in New Jersey is scheduled to address legislation June 20 that would allow the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to jointly operate Monmouth Park and Meadowlands pending licensing of lessees.

  • New Jersey Breeders Question Budget 'Veto'

    The Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey is reworking its 2010 budget, but in a Feb. 19 letter to Republican Gov. Chris Christie, the organization took issue with the governor's veto of the budget.

  • Meadowlands is in line to receive part of the $90- million purse subsidy approved by the New Jersey legislature.

    New Jersey Senate OKs Purse Subsidy

    The New Jersey legislature has approved a deal whereby Atlantic City casinos will pay the horseracing and breeding industry $90 million over three years in return for a guarantee the tracks won't pursue video lottery terminals during the period.

  • Legislators to NJSEA: Move Faster on OTB Network

    The New Jersey Assembly stepped up the pressure on the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority May 22 when it passed a resolution urging the agency to open off-track betting parlors that were authorized by a 1998 constitutional amendment legislatively enacted in 2001. Not one parlor has been built to date.

  • Bill to Authorize Lease of Jersey Tracks Progresses

    The New Jersey Senate Wagering, Tourism, and Historic Preservation Committee on June 7 approved a bill that would permit the state to lease Monmouth Park and Meadowlands, two racetracks operated by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority.