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Senators Want Murphy To Stop Payroll Tax Hike

Two Republican state senators have accused Gov. Phil Murphy of covertly implementing a $250 million unemployment insurance tax, while a Democratic senator joined them in urging the use of federal Covid relief funds to pay for it.

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Singleton's Back To School Supply Drive Runs Thru Friday, With Bordentown Drop-Off Site

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton and the Burlington County Commissioners are partnering up to collect new school supplies and backpacks for Burlington County kids in need before the start of the 2021-2022 school year. 

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Singleton Urges Murphy To Allocate Federal Funds To Help Pay Down $252M UI Bill Facing Business Owners

State Sen. Troy Singleton sent an open letter to Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday, urging him to dedicate a portion of the billions of dollars in federal aid the state received to help replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund.

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Murphy Signs Sweeping Housing Eviction Prevention Measure

UNION CITY, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday signed legislation that will provide comprehensive housing eviction prevention and utility assistance for renters who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hate Crimes Registry Measure Proposed By Singleton, Conaway, Murphy

TRENTON, NJ – Senator Troy Singleton, Assemblyman Herb Conaway and Assemblywoman Carol Murphy announced this week that they will be introducing legislation that would create a “Hate Crimes Registry.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Singleton Giving Free Back-to-School Haircuts to 7th District Kids With Annual Event

CINNAMINSON, NJSenator Troy Singleton is making sure that the kids of the 7th Legislative District, including Bordentown and Fieldsboro, look good as they start the school year in September.

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