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Assembly panel OKs bill to revamp tax incentive programs
TRENTON — Legislation to renew and consolidate several of New Jersey’s tax incentive programs was approved Thursday by the Assembly Budget Committee.
Senate Democrats preparing new gun control package
New Jersey senators are preparing their own package of gun safety laws, and it includes several of local legislator Troy Singleton’s ideas about how to crack down on illegal gun sales.
Lawmakers tout tax incentives during Burlington Coat Factory groundbreaking
FLORENCE — Burlington Coat Factories executives and state lawmakers wielded golden shovels Friday as they broke ground on a new 215,000-square-foot corporate headquarters to rise next to the retailer’s current building and warehouse off Route 130.
Requiring Home Inspectors to Pass a Background Check Will Provide Added Safety
Assemblyman Troy Singleton and Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. recently sponsored legislation requiring any person licensed, or attempting to receive licensing, in order to conduct property assessments, to receive an extensive criminal history check before beginning employment. This legislation was approved by an assembly board soon after.
Competing bills would give more tax money to NJ municipalities
TRENTON — State lawmakers largely agree that the state should return more of the money it collects in lieu of property taxes from utility and energy companies.