After Unprecedented Strain, N.J. Unemployment System Making Improvements, Commissioner Says
New Jersey’s unemployment system came under unprecedented strain last year at the height of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s making strides in processing jobless benefits for out-of-work residents, the state’s top labor official said Tuesday.
Nutrition For The Brain: Food Bank Of South Jersey Gives Out Books, Too
On the hierarchy of basic needs, books are not quite as important as food, but close, according to Food Bank of South Jersey officials.
BurlCo Collecting Donations For Domestic Violence Survivors
The following release is from Burlington County:
The Burlington County Board of Commissioners is teaming with New Jersey Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego to collect items for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services and the women and children the nonprofit helps shelter and support.
NJ Should Help Even More Families Become First-Time Homebuyers
Homeownership has always been a symbol of financial accomplishment in our country. Oftentimes it has marked a rite of passage into “finally becoming a grown-up” when that purchase is made. Unfortunately for many, the American dream of homeownership is becoming more difficult to attain. It is especially hard for those just starting out on their own due to the challenges involved in saving up for the down payment.
Singleton Statement In Support Of Warehouse Sprawl Bill
Trenton – Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) issued the following statement in support of legislation introduced last week by Senate President Steve Sweeney addressing concerns of warehouse sprawl in New Jersey:
Singleton Praises Biden Administration For Withdrawing 'Shameful Rules' That Would Have Denied Homeless, Transgender Persons Equal Access To Shelters
TRENTON – Senator Troy Singleton today praised President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for their decision to withdraw proposed rules that would have weakened the Equal Access Rule for homeless, transgender persons.
Singleton Hosting Volunteer Clean Up At Point Breeze Estate In City
BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ – In honor of May being Historic Preservation Month, Senator Troy Singleton is partnering with the Bordentown Historical Society and D&R Greenway Trust for a "Serve with Senator Singleton" community service project. The event will take place on Saturday, May 22 from 10AM to 12PM at the Point Breeze Estate (also known as Divine Word Missionaries) at 101 Park Street in Bordentown City.
New Law Boosts Benefits For Families Of Workers Who Died From COVID-19
Spouses of “essential workers” who contracted and died from COVID-19 will be entitled to expanded benefits under a measure Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on April 19.