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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Establishing School and Small Business Energy Efficiency Stimulus Program Fund

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (S-3995) that establishes a fund administered by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) which will provide grants to schools and small businesses for the assessment, repair, upgrading, and replacement of HVAC systems and plumbing fixtures and appliances that fail to meet efficiency and health standards. The program is backed by $180 million in American Rescue Plan funds appropriated in the FY 2022 Appropriations Act. 

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Acting Governor Oliver signs landmark Urban Enterprise Zone reform bill

NEW JERSEY – Acting Governor Sheila Oliver signed into law Tuesday the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) Reform Bill (A5580/S3600).

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SBA disaster-loan program expanded to Burlington County flood victims

MOUNT HOLLY - Low-interest loans are available to eligible residents and businesses in Burlington County towns hit by flash flooding on July 12.

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Ending the Year and Entering the New Year in Perfect Style: Driving Unimpaired

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Residents and businesses in Burlington County are eligible for disaster relief loans from the federal government after flash flooding that struck the region on July 12, officials announced.

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Senators want Murphy to stop payroll tax hike

Two Republican state senators have accused Gov. Phil Murphy of covertly implementing a $250 million unemployment insurance tax, while a Democratic senator joined them in urging the use of federal Covid relief funds to pay for it.

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Over 1,000 Items Donated in School Supply Drive Organized by Singleton, Commissioners

WESTAMPTON, NJ — Hundreds of Burlington County students will be better prepared for the start of the new school year thanks to a successful backpack and school supplies drive organized by the Burlington County Commissioners and State Senators Dawn Marie Addiego and Troy Singleton, which included a collection site at the Bordentown Branch of the Burlington County Library. 

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New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton and Health Care Advocates Call for Lower Costs and Better Health Care for New Jerseyans

New Jersey – On Tuesday, August 17, Protect Our Care’s “Care Force One” arrived in Burlington County, New Jersey to demonstrate the need for lowering New Jerseyans’ health care costs, expanding coverage, and reducing racial disparities in care.

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Governor Murphy Signs “Timothy J. Piazza’s Law”

New Law Will Require Public Schools and Higher Education Institutions to Implement Anti-Hazing Policies

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Sweeney, Singleton Bill To Upgrade Water & Ventilation Systems Now Law

Trenton – Governor Murphy today signed into law legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that will help schools and small businesses in New Jersey upgrade their water and ventilation systems to protect the health of students, educators, customers and employees.

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To Replenish Unemployment Fund, Murphy Administration Raises Taxes On Businesses

New Jersey businesses are poised to pay an additional $250 million in taxes this year — and potentially three times more overall — to help refill the fund for unemployment benefits after the COVID-19 pandemic drained billions of dollars from it, according to the Department of Labor.

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