Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Thursday, August 27, 2015.
55th Governor of New Jersey


  • Blatstein, chief executive of Philadelphia- based Tower Investments, said in a statement that 852 hotel rooms will open in two towers at the Showboat, making it the largest non-casino hotel in New Jersey. The announcement comes after state lawmakers and Governor Chris Christie ended months of bickering over the best way to help cash-strapped Atlantic City,...

  • May 27- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday signed into law a package of legislation that provides distressed gambling hub Atlantic City with immediate cash help but also a potential state takeover if the city cannot fix its finances. The legislation "embraces my demand that Atlantic City immediately account for every dollar it receives and spends,...

  • May 26- The New Jersey legislature approved a rescue package on Thursday to lift Atlantic City out of its fiscal distress and give the struggling gambling hub more time to craft a recovery plan before facing a possible state takeover. The compromise came after weeks of rancor between lawmakers, local officials and Governor Chris Christie over the magnitude of...

  • NEW YORK, May 25- Atlantic City, New Jersey's distressed gambling hub, could get much needed relief if legislators approve a new financial rescue package that will come up for a vote on Thursday. Atlantic City has been operating under a cloud of uncertainty for nearly a year as lawmakers and Christie tussled over how or whether the state should intervene.

  • May 23- A New Jersey legislative committee on Monday pushed forward on a compromise aimed at helping Atlantic City after weeks of uncertainty between dueling lawmakers over the best way to save the distressed gambling hub. The legislation also provides cash relief, with $120 million of annual revenues from payments casinos have agreed to make in lieu of...

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