A bill to give the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority the ability to finance transportation projects linking Atlantic City International Airport to the city’s Tourism District passed out of a state Senate committee Thursday.

Sponsored by Sen. Vince Polistina, R-Atlantic, S1110 changes restrictions in the law on how CRDA can spend money.

Under current law, the CRDA is required to devote all available assets and revenues to the Tourism District and community development in Atlantic City. Read More from Press of Atlantic City.i