Memorial Day Weekend

While Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer, please find a moment over the next few days to remember the selfless sacrifice and bravery exhibited by so many in service to our nation. For generations, American men and women have lost their lives on foreign and domestic battlefields to preserve the rights and freedoms that we enjoy today. While their ultimate sacrifice is never forgotten, Memorial Day weekend allows us the opportunity to honor their memory. I will do just that at ceremonies tonight and over the weekend, and I hope you will reflect on the true meaning of this day, too. 

Burlington County Historic Prison Museum marks completion of major restoration project

MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County’s expansive and diverse history was celebrated Wednesday during a ceremony marking the completion of a major restoration project at the Burlington County Historic Prison Museum.

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Bordentown City Could Get State Aid Boost Under Singleton Economic Development Bill

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City could see a boost from state aid under legislation sponsored by State Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), which would promote economic development and business opportunities in less-populated municipalities.

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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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