The lead budget analyst with the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services (OLS), research arm of the legislature predicts casino revenues will increase by $20 million in the coming year while Governor Chris Christie's projects they'll rise by $40 million.
Atlantic City's casinos poured almost a quarter billion dollars into the State Budget last year. The more the state rakes in from the casinos the more cash it will have on hand to fund other programs without having to tax you more.
The State Senate Budget Committee receives the latest state revenue projections today. The Non-partisan Office of Legislative Services (OLS) briefed the panel during this morning’s session. Later today, State Treasurer Andrew Eristoff presents the Christie Administration estimates.