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BurlCo Restaurant Week Returns In June, Helps Promote Local Eateries

MEDFORD, NJ – Burlington County Restaurant Week is returning next month, and the Burlington County Board of Commissioners are teaming with New Jersey Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego to make it the best one yet.

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New Law Ensures Forgiven PPP Loans Not Subject To NJ Gross Income Tax

TRENTON, NJ — In an effort to protect small businesses from additional taxes on their federal Paycheck Protection Program loans, Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation to ensure forgiven loans are not subject to the New Jersey gross income tax.

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Singleton Bill Requiring Civics For Middle Schoolers Sent To Gov

TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, the Assembly on Thursday sent legislation to the Governor sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton, Linda Greenstein, Shirley Turner and M. Teresa Ruiz, which would require civics instruction in middle school.

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Senate Panel Advances Bill That Seeks To Curb Warehouse Sprawl

In a move to revive the controversial measure, a state Senate committee approved a bill on Thursday that aims to curb warehouse “sprawl” by requiring municipalities to seek the approval of neighboring towns before clearing the way for such projects.

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Singleton Bill Protecting Small Businesses Who Received PPP Loans Signed Into Law

TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to protect small businesses from additional taxes on their federal PPP loans, legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to ensure forgiven loans are not subject to the New Jersey gross income tax was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday.

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New Community Solar Farm Built On Closed Delanco Landfill

Another first for the state — a community solar project built on a closed landfill in Delanco, Burlington County. Once it starts operating, the solar farm will power up to 700 homes in Burlington, Camden and Mercer counties with clean energy. According to the developer, Soltage, just over half of its subscribers are low- to moderate-income residents and will save about $120 a year on their electric bills, with a guarantee of those savings for up to 20 years.

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Delanco Solar Farm Will Provide Clean Energy To Hundreds In South Jersey

DELANCO — A new township solar farm will provide clean energy to more than 700 residents in Burlington, Camden and Mercer counties, according to officials. 

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‘Trunk Fighting’ Deemed A Felony Under NJ Law

TRENTON - Gov. Phil Murphy May 11 signed S975 into law to prohibit animal trunk fighting in New Jersey.  

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Singleton Bill Making Animal Trunk Fighting Illegal Is Now Law

TRENTON, NJ – Governor Murphy signed into law on Tuesday a measure sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) that makes animal trunk fighting illegal in New Jersey. 

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Landlords Must Tell Tenants About Lead In Their Water Under New N.J. Law

Landlords across the Garden State are now required to tell tenants when their drinking water has high lead levels, thanks to a new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Phil Murphy.

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