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Singleton Bill To Establish Matchmaker Program For Small Biz Advances

TRENTON, NJ – The Senate Economic Growth Committee unanimously advanced legislation on Monday sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would establish the "Biannual Business Matchmaker Initiative" program for small businesses.

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As Murphy Budget Soars To Record High, N.J. Should Be Ready For A Recession, Lawmaker Says

New Jersey residents have grown accustomed to broken promises from leaders in Trenton, as tax relief initiatives and programs that provide aid to schools, businesses and individuals are usually the first to get axed when the state faces financial difficulties.

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Senate Passes Legislation To Establish Black Heritage Trail, Cultural Commission

Trenton – The Senate today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Mike Testa (R- Atlantic/Cape May/Cumberland) that would require the New Jersey Historical Commission to identify a series of Black heritage sites to be part of a New Jersey Black Heritage Trail.

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Remembering Freedom From Slavery: Celebrating Juneteenth Day

It's "new," it's appropriate and it's needed: Let's Celebrate Juneteenth Day.

Two years ago, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation into law which designates the third Friday in June as a state and public holiday, known as Juneteenth Day. Juneteenth Day celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.

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At South Jersey Riverfront, A 165-mile Walk To Freedom Comes To Joyous End

Walkers who began the journey from Cape May on April 2, to Burlington City, on May 28, completed the last leg with 60 people. A descendant of Harriet Tubman spoke at an afternoon ceremony.

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Janitor: N.J. In Desperate Need Of A Worker Retention Law - Opinion

July 1, 2021 was a dark day for me and 27 workers at the Moorestown Township School District. The board voted to terminate an agreement with a union contractor in charge of custodial services, and the new contractor refused to hire the workers. Suddenly and unexpectedly, we lost our jobs, good salaries, our family healthcare benefits and paid vacation, paid sick time and more.

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2022 Burlington County Restaurant Week Announced

Annual event will run from August 14 to August 20

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Greenstein's Statewide Police Licensing Legislation Gains Support

TRENTON, NJ -- Legislation sponsored by Senators Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) and Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) to establish statewide qualifications for all police officer through a licensing program is gaining support as the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee passed the measure in a bi-partisan, unanimous vote on Monday.

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N.J. Gets Real On Environmental Justice

THE REAL WORLD: NEW JERSEY — Across the country, environmental justice has become a buzzword deployed in goals, aspirations and administration actions.

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County Leaders Deliver Donated Supplies To Domestic Violence Shelter

More than 1,000 items collected for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services

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