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Well-deserved, but underfunded

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It’s not often we support turning to the state to pay for something on a local level.

But we believe the dilemma some municipalities face over the property tax exemption for qualified disabled veterans in New Jersey calls for the state to provide the resources.

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Singleton pushing for stiffer penalties for illegal gun trades

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TRENTON — The New Jersey Assembly is scheduled to vote Thursday on 20 gun control measures aimed at curtailing gun violence like the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.

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Assemblyman Troy Singleton Visits Charles Street School!

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On Wednesday, February 20th the Palmyra School District was visited by a very special visitor, 7th District Assemblyman Troy Singleton. The reason for his visit was to learn about Charles Street School and make sure it was a strong school for his daughter. Singleton's response was "I love it! It's a great environment." Seeing the brand new opportunity the Pinnacle sat down with Assemblyman Singleton to learn about his experiences being a state assemblyman.

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Towns want assistance for revenue lost due to disabled veterans' tax exemption

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Who should foot the financial burden so that qualified disabled veterans in New Jersey can continue to be exempt from paying property taxes?

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"New Jobs for New Jersey Act" to Boost Job Opportunities for Unemployed Residents Gets Final Legislative Approval

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By a vote of 47-28-2, the General Assembly on Thursday granted final legislative approval to a bill sponsored by Assemblymen John Burzichelli, Troy Singleton, Wayne DeAngelo, Daniel Benson, Albert Coutinho and Ruben Ramos, Jr. to provide incentives for small businesses to hire unemployed residents.

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Assembly Approves Lampitt, Wagner, Mosquera, Spencer, Johnson & Singleton Measures Urging U.S. House to Act Swiftly to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

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The full Assembly on Thursday approved a measure sponsored by Assembly Democrats - Pamela Lampitt, Gabriela Mosquera, L. Grace Spencer, Gordon Johnson and Troy Singleton - condemning the House of Representatives for failing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and urging prompt action to reinstate the critical law.

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Assembly Panel Approves Singleton & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Expand Current Law Further Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

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(Trenton) - Aiming to increase protection of victims of domestic violence, an assembly panel approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton and Valerie Vainieri Huttle that would notify victims if changes have been made to restraining orders as well as when the defendant has been released from custody or released on bail. 

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Farmland assessment bill moves forward

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TRENTON — Legislation that cracks down on so-called “fake farmers” who do little to qualify for New Jersey’s lucrative farmland tax break was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel, but it will not likely be voted on by the full Assembly this week.

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Singleton, Burzichelli, Lampitt & Watson Coleman Bill to Help Ensure Actual Farmers Benefit from State Farmland Assessment Program Released by Assembly Panel

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(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, John Burzichelli, Pamela Lampitt and Bonnie Watson Coleman sponsored to revise the state's farmland assessment standards to ensure only actual farmers receive the benefit was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.

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Assembly Panel Advances Democratic Legislation to Safeguard Consumers from Credit Card Surcharges

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(Trenton) - Consumer protection legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gary S. Schaer, Vincent Prieto, Connie Wagner, Troy Singleton, Peter J. Barnes III, Daniel R. Benson and Angelica Jimenez to prohibit retail merchants from imposing surcharges on consumer credit card purchases was approved today by the Assembly Financial Institution and Insurance Committee. 

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