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Casino industry downturn impacting N.J. paratransit funding

Posted on April 27, 2015

Ron Miguel
Ron Miguel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Press of Atlantic City reported that the downturn in Atlantic City, N.J.’s casino industry has cut into funding for paratransit services for senior citizens and disabled residents statewide.

Transit advocates say the crisis with the Casino Revenue Fund has become so acute that state lawmakers must intervene — otherwise, paratransit riders may be left stranded. They characterized it as a life-or-death situation, including the possibility that some dialysis patients may not be able to make it to the hospital for their treatments. For the full story, click here.

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