Wagner Hails Meadowlands Progress But Insists Voters Be Given Say On Blue Laws And Cites Need For Transportation Work
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 03 2011 @ 05:38 PM EDT
Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) released the following statement Tuesday on the revamped plan for the Meadowlands entertainment and retail complex:
“Any project that creates more than 8,900 construction jobs over the next two years and as many as 35,000 permanent jobs in Bergen County, while attracting 60 million annual visitors, is a reason for optimism. Job creation and economic development must remain our focus.