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