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Upcoming Singleton Event to Address Mental Health Needs of Female Veterans

WILLINGBORO, NJ — An upcoming event organized by Senator Troy Singleton will address the mental health needs of female veterans.

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NJ lawmakers predict more affordable homes in better locations as landmark bill passes

New Jersey lawmakers have passed a sweeping overhaul of the state’s affordable housing system — one they hope will help develop some of the 200,000-plus homes advocates say are needed to serve low-income residents and families.

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Governor Murphy Signs Landmark Affordable Housing Legislation

Bill Revamps Process for Municipalities to Meet Their Mount Laurel Obligations in Most Significant Housing Legislation in Four Decades

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Bipartisan Singleton Bill That Would Provide Career Paths for Ex-Offenders Advances in Legislature

TRENTON, NJ — Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Senator Anthony Bucco (R-Morris/Passaic) that would help to provide career pathways to ex-offenders has advanced in the Legislature.

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Affordable housing revamp lands on governor’s desk

Critics say bill would lead to overdevelopment in some towns

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Senate passes bill to overhaul how NJ towns will meet affordable housing mandate

How much affordable housing will New Jersey towns be required to zone for, build, convert or renovate over the next decade?

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Housing crisis points to the dark side of home rule

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At a Senate hearing on affordable housing Monday, the elected leaders of Summit showed up in force, with the mayor and two council members warning that the state was about to rob them of their sovereignty.

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Burlington County Winter Restaurant Week kicks off with new participants and specials

The weeklong celebration of Burlington County’s best restaurants, taverns and eateries begins Sunday, March 3, and will continue through Saturday, March 9. More than 60 restaurants, food trucks and craft beverage businesses are participating, with most offering special menus, dishes or discounts special for Winter Restaurant Week.

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Guest Post: NJ Could Experiment With Medical Cannabis Price Caps

Legal adult-use New Jersey cannabis and medical prices remain too high. A law to cap the prices has worked well for Pennsylvania medical cannabis patients just across the Delaware River.

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Singleton Holding Kids' Book Drive in Honor of National Reading Month

MOORESTOWN, NJ — State Senator Troy Singleton is kicking off National Reading Month — and Dr. Seuss' birthday — with a children's book drive aimed at promoting a love of reading from an early age.

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