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Legislation to rework affordable housing in NJ seeks to streamline process

Trenton Democrats introduced legislation Dec. 18 aimed at addressing a pressing issue here in the Garden State – affordable housing.

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N.J. is failing to provide affordable housing and change is coming soon, top Dems vow

Top Democratic lawmakers on Monday began pushing a sweeping new plan to overhaul the long-debated way New Jersey regulates the construction of affordable housing, saying the state can serve more people with an updated system.

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New Jersey lawmakers plan overhaul of affordable housing system

New Jersey lawmakers unveiled legislation to retool the regulations governing the construction of affordable housing in the closing days of the Legislature’s lame-duck session, just months before towns and cities face the fourth round of their affordable housing obligations.

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Democrats Introduce Landmark Legislation to Expand Affordable Housing in New Jersey

Lopez, Singleton Bill Would Support Municipalities and Fill a Critical Housing Need in the State

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Singleton Bill to Require Insurance Coverage for Athletic Prosthetics Advances

Trenton – The Senate Commerce Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to require health benefits coverage for an additional orthotic or prosthetic appliance deemed necessary by the individual’s physician to facilitate engagement in physical and recreational activities.

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Singleton, Gopal Bill to Improve College Affordability Advances

Trenton – In an effort to make college more affordable, the Senate Education Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Vin Gopal which would remove expected family contributions from public colleges and universities’ calculation of financial need.

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Celebrating 100 Years of Rowan University

Senators Troy Singleton, Jim Beach, and Fred Madden reflect on the importance of Rowan University to the state of New Jersey and its growing impact as it becomes one of the fastest growing universities in the Garden State.

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Colleges Must Re-Admit Students who Pause for Military Duty Under Singleton Proposal

TRENTON, NJ — State Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) wants to make sure that service members who pause their higher education pursuits to perform their duties in a branch of the military are able to return to classes when they can.

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Heart-warming story: Commissioners, parents group hand out 600 coats to NJ children

What's better than giving something a fresh coat of paint? Giving a kid a fresh coat.

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Bill to Name Part of I-295 After Bordentown's Benjamin Moore Advances

TRENTON, NJ — Legislation that would name a bridge on Interstate 295 after a Bordentown resident who died while serving in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan has advanced in the New Jersey Legislature.

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