Singleton, Prieto, Burzichelli & Schaer Bill to Help Manage State Debt in the Face of Mounting Obligations Approved by Assembly Panel

Democratic legislation to help New Jersey address its burgeoning debt load by creating a precise picture of what the state can afford to take on was approved by the Assembly Budget Committee on Monday. The measure is sponsored by Assemblyman Troy Singleton, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblymen John Burzichelli and Gary Schaer.

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N.J. debt highlighted as Christie to talk budget

TRENTON — On the eve of Gov. Chris Christie’s annual budget proposal, legislators in the Assembly reviewed the growing amount of state debt and advanced a bill calling for closer monitoring of long-term borrowing.

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GPA Hosts Assemblyman Troy Singleton

By Garfield Park Academy

Assemblyman Troy Singleton, representing the 7th district, visited Garfield Park Academy to learn more about the school and the students it serves. Elected to serve in the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011, Troy Singleton serves on the Assembly Education Committee.

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Why the Common Core isn't so Common

I firmly believe that a consistent educational standard is necessary for our students to compete on a global scale.  A scale which unfortunately, has begun tipping in the other direction.

The Common Core State Standards Initiative, is an education push that seeks to make sure students across our country are being taught to such a standard. The Common Core is a dramatic difference from America's current educational standards system for one primary reason. Until recently, we didn’t HAVE a uniform standard across our nation.

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Without YOU There is No Progress

Dear Friends

I hope you had a happy and healthy holiday season, as well as a safe and prosperous start to 2014. I want to take a moment to ask that you join my team as I continue my efforts to bring greater economic opportunity, enhanced educational value to our children, and to grow our middle class by investing in our common future. Please consider a donation today of $25, $50 or $100 by clicking on this link.

Without YOU, there is no progress.  Please help me move New Jersey Forward!

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Riley & Singleton Bill to Improve Casino Hotel Facility Security Advanced by Assembly Committee

(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Celeste Riley and Troy Singleton sponsored to requires casinos to install and maintain security cameras in every stairwell throughout casino hotel facility was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee.

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Caputo, Singleton, Vainieri Huttle & Burzichelli Bill to Allow People to Ban Themselves from Gaming Facilities Without Admitting Gambling Problem Released by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Ralph Caputo, Troy Singleton, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and John Burzichelli sponsored to allow a person to require voluntary exclusion from gaming activities without acknowledging being a problem gambler was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.

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NJ lawmakers eye no-shame change to casino self-exclusion

New Jersey is considering letting people ban themselves from casino or Internet gambling without having to admit they have a gambling problem.

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Utilities law could fund infrastructure repair in Burlington, Camden counties

Burlington and Camden counties will take part in a state pilot program allowing their utilities authorities to fund infrastructure projects.

Under the program, authorities could fund improvements in towns they serve “as another method to repair or replace aging county infrastructure through a means other than the local property tax.”

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Lawmakers Bill to Allow Temporary Professional Licensure for Qualified Military Spouses Signed into Law

Law Helps Spouses with Professional Licenses Return to Work Sooner After Relocation
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Cleopatra Tucker, Troy Singleton, Timothy Eustace, Pamela Lampitt, Lou Greenwald and John Wisniewski to allow nonresident military spouses moving to New Jersey to seek temporary licensure from certain professional and occupational licensing boards has been signed into law.

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