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Singleton Bill to Support Downtown Businesses in Less Populous Municipalities Advances

TRENTON – In an effort to promote economic development and business opportunities in less-populated municipalities, the Senate Economic Growth Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Parker Space that would provide financial and technical assistance to businesses located along main street areas in certain smaller municipalities.

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Singleton, McKnight Bill to Require Attorney General Review of Use of Force Policy Advances

TRENTON – Aiming to ensure law enforcement use of force policies are regularly updated, consider the sanctity of human life, and prioritize de-escalation, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee advanced legislation to require the Attorney General to review the statewide use of force policy at least every two years.

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it is an opportune time to draw attention to these illnesses.

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Lawmaker wants to allow state officials to cap prices on medical marijuana

State officials have stressed that they agree with medical marijuana patients who say the price of cannabis in New Jersey remains too expensive — but the officials say their hands are tied by the law, which gives them no control over prices set by dispensaries.

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Insurance Coverage for Prosthetics Would be Required Under Singleton Bill

State Senate passes legislation mandating coverage for athletic prosthetics

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Singleton Bill to Require Insurance Coverage for Athletic Prosthetics Advances

Trenton – In an effort to better support residents with disabilities, the Senate Commerce Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would require insurance coverage for certain athletic orthotics and prosthetics.

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Singleton Bill to Establish Grant Program Supporting School Upcycling Advances

TRENTON – In an effort to reduce waste produced in schools, the Senate Environment and Energy Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Kristin Corrado that would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to establish the “School Plastics Upcycling Grant Program”. Upcycling involves the transformation and reconstitution of used, useless, or unwanted plastic products and materials into new and repurposed materials and products.

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BurlCo Small Business Resource Fair

The BurlCo Commissioners and Bridge Commission will host the Second Annual Burlington County Small Business Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 15, from 10 AM to noon at the Burlington County Human Services Building, 795 Woodlane Road, Westampton. 

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Help ease N.J. housing crisis and we’ll give you more money for your town, Dems tell mayors

Towns in New Jersey that embrace affordable housing would be given higher priority for state grants under legislation that cleared the state Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee this week.

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Editorial

End crazy zoning rules that block out even granny

Editorial

In the face of an affordable housing crisis, municipal laws forbid you from letting your granny live in your backyard. That’s right, you can’t even build a stand-alone unit on your own property – maybe attached to the house or garage – so that she has an affordable place to live.

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