DOT Holding Virtual Information Center On Congested Area Intersection
FLORENCE, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) will be holding a virtual Public Information Center (PIC) throughout the month of March to provide residents, officials and the business community with information regarding proposed intersection improvements at Route 130 and Delaware Avenue/Florence-Columbus Road (CR-656) in Florence, according to an NJDOT document released by State Senator Troy Singleton’s office.
Governor Murphy Signs “LGBTQI+ Senior Bill Of Rights” Legislation
TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S2545) to establish specific rights and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, undesignated/non-binary, questioning, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) older adults and HIV-positive residents of long-term care facilities.
County-By-County Reopening Bill — One Business Community Desperately Wants — Scheduled For Assembly Vote Today
The argument — making the case to reopen New Jersey’s economy on a county-by-county basis — is easy to understand.
Hospitals Can Keep Non-Profit Status But Must Pay NJ Towns An Annual Fee
CAMDEN, NJ — Hospitals in New Jersey will be able to keep their non-profit status as long as they make a yearly contribution to their municipalities, under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy recently.
From Lead Lines To Bacteria Treatment, New Website Shows Public How NJ Water Utilities Are Doing
Advocates want to use a mass of local detail to build case for massive infrastructure upgrade
BurlCo Commissioners Applaud Vaccine Eligibility Expansion
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners are applauding Monday's announcement by Governor Murphy that COVID-19 vaccine eligibility is being expanded to pre-k to 12th grade teachers, child care, transportation workers and public safety workers.
N.J.’s Economic Recovery Must Include Black-Owned Business
By Troy Singleton
Rep. John Lewis, the late congressman, civil rights icon, and fellow fraternity brother, once said that, “Every generation leaves behind a legacy. What that legacy will be is determined by the people of that generation. What legacy do you want to leave behind?”
Why NJ's Unemployment Computer System Is Still Frustrating Applicants
When Anthony Williams called an automated phone line to get his unemployment benefits in December, the robotic voice on the other side skipped part of a question.
Tax Change Needed To Level The Playing Field For Small Businesses, Minorities And Women In Cannabis Marketplace
ROSELAND, N.J. – On Feb. 22, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that legalized marijuana for adult recreational use, making New Jersey the first in the region and the 13th state in the nation to do so. That was step two in allowing cannabis sales to proceed in New Jersey. The final step will be adoption of the regulatory framework that will be drafted by the Cannabis Regulatory Commission.
Singleton Encourages Residents To Get COVID Vaccine At Roundtable
State Sen. Troy Singleton hosted a roundtable discussion with health officials to encourage residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.