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Disaster Loans Available In Burlington County After Flooding
Residents and businesses in Burlington County are eligible for disaster relief loans from the federal government after flooding on July 12.
Middle-School Students In New Jersey Will Be Required To Take Civics
A law that mandates that New Jersey public schools teach civics to middle school students bears the name of Laura Wooten, of Mercer County, the longest-serving poll worker in the United States.
SBA Disaster-Loan Program Expanded To Burlington County Flood Victims
MOUNT HOLLY - Low-interest loans are available to eligible residents and businesses in Burlington County towns hit by flash flooding on July 12.
Governor Murphy Signs Package Of Bills Advancing New Jersey As National Leader In Lead Poisoning Prevention
Legislation Will Require Regular Inspections for Lead Paint Hazards in Residential Rental Properties and Replacement of Lead Service Lines
BLOOMFIELD – Governor Phil Murphy today reaffirmed his commitment to address lead exposure in New Jersey and its harmful effects on public health and child development by signing a package of bills aimed protecting New Jersey’s families from lead poisoning. The legislation, which will require regular inspections for, and the remediation of, lead-based paint hazards in residential rental properties and require the inventory, replacement, and financing of lead service lines throughout the state within the next 10 years, will advance New Jersey as a national leader in lead poisoning prevention. In October 2019, Governor Murphy unveiled a comprehensive statewide plan to address lead exposure in New Jersey, in which exposure to lead-based paint and lead in drinking water were two key elements of the strategy.
Singleton Giving Free Back-to-School Haircuts to 7th District Kids With Annual Event
Singleton Bill Requiring Civics for Middle Schoolers Signed into Law
TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, legislation sponsored by Senators Shirley Turner, Troy Singleton, M. Teresa Ruiz, and Linda Greenstein, requiring civics instruction in middle school, was enacted into law on Friday.
2025: The Year Of The New Jersey Democratic African-American Gubernatorial Candidate
First, a word about this year’s gubernatorial contest, particularly about Republican candidate Jack Ciattarelli.
Tuskegee Airman James Cotten Remembered In South Jersey With More Than Words
WESTAMPTON – James Cotten was a member of the elite, all-black Tuskegee Airmen in the Army Air Corps, but his service to the country and its people extended far beyond active duty toward the end of World War II.
Murphy, Oliver Highlight Investment Into NJ’s Housing
TRENTON - Gov. Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver believe that expanding access to safe and affordable housing is a critical part of building a stronger and fairer New Jersey that works for everyone.
Burlington County Commissioners Kick-Off School Supply Drive
MOUNT HOLLY - The Burlington County Board of Commissioners and state Sens. Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego want to ensure every county child is prepared for the return back to school this fall by kicking off their school supply drive.