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NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new bill is looking to keep one of New Jersey’s most popular parks free from development.
Plans to develop Liberty State Park began almost immediately after it opened in 1976.
“When the park was one year old, the governor wanted to take the whole park for an amusement theme park. Then there were plans for shopping and luxury housing,” said Sam Pesin, president of Friends of Liberty State Park.
Pesin says there have plans to put a hotel, a golf course and a marina for expensive yachts at the location.
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