New Jersey Gov. Christie calls for state takeover of Atlantic City: reports

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Posted: Jan 26, 2016 4:14 PM

(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for a state takeover of distressed gambling hub Atlantic City, according to media reports on Tuesday.

While the state already controls the city's budget, hiring and other finances, legislation introduced this month proposed a more complete takeover of operations.

(Reporting by Bernard Orr and Hilary Russ)