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Burlington Lawmakers To Comcast: Cut The Data Cap

MOORESTOWN, NJ – Senator Troy Singleton and Assemblymembers Herb Conaway and Carol Murphy are urging Comcast to reconsider a plan to impose a 1.2 terabyte (TB) data limit in our region.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: How NJ Tries To Juggle Supply And Demand

There are many COVID-19 vaccination sites in New Jersey, but not enough vaccine supplies

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Black Americans Are Getting Vaccinated At Lower Rates Than White Americans

About 3 percent of Americans have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine so far.

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Singleton Wants To Help Schools, Small Biz Upgrade Ventilation Systems During Pandemic

TRENTON, NJ – A Senate committee on Thursday approved a bill sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that would help schools and small businesses in New Jersey upgrade their water and ventilation systems to better protect the health of students, educators, customers and workers.

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Senator Singleton Considers The Impact On NJ Of Jan. 6th Sedition At U.S. Capitol

The sponsor of legislation to intensify civics education in New Jersey’s public schools, state Senator Troy Singleton (D-7) addressed the seditious riot by a mob at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6th, and contextualized the country’s and state’s problems going forward.

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Senate Panel Advances Bill To Examine Racial Disparities In Public Contract Awards

The Senate State Government Committee unanimously advanced a bill sponsored by State Sen. Ron Rice (D-Newark) that would require state and local governments, school boards and public universities study racial and ethnic disparities in the awarding of public contracts Thursday.

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Op-Ed: Urging Speaker Coughlin, Assembly To Pass Vital Clean-Energy Measure

Deployment of solar energy is key to creating a resilient and equitable state. Passing the Clean Energy Equity Act would help

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Singleton Advances Bill On Minority Cannabis Entrepreneur Lending

Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) is advancing a bill to help minority cannabis entrepreneurs seeking to enter the medical cannabis industry access capital.

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New Push To Expand Outdoor Dining Clears N.J. Legislature After Murphy Veto

Both houses of the state Legislature passed a new outdoor dining expansion bill Monday, following Gov. Phil Murphy’s veto of a similar measure he warned “circumvents existing licensing and regulation processes critical to protecting the public’s health and safety.”

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Murphy Lifts Exit-Exam Graduation Requirement, Keeps Mum On Other Plans

In relatively rare instance of using executive order to drive school policy, governor also eases teacher evaluations, rules for new teachers

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