Towns want assistance for revenue lost due to disabled veterans' tax exemption
Who should foot the financial burden so that qualified disabled veterans in New Jersey can continue to be exempt from paying property taxes?
"New Jobs for New Jersey Act" to Boost Job Opportunities for Unemployed Residents Gets Final Legislative Approval
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.
Assembly Panel Approves Singleton & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Expand Current Law Further Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence
(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.
Farmland assessment bill moves forward
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.
Barnes & Singleton Bills Repealing Outdated State Laws & Eliminating Unneeded State Commissions and Boards Released by Assembly Panel
(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Peter Barnes and Troy Singleton sponsored to repeal provisions of state law that are no longer relevant and eliminate unneeded state commissions and boards were released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
Singleton, Burzichelli, Lampitt & Watson Coleman Bill to Help Ensure Actual Farmers Benefit from State Farmland Assessment Program Released by Assembly Panel
(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.
Quijano, Ramos, Singleton, Jimenez & Watson Coleman "Anti-Big Brother Act" Gets Final Legislative Approval
(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano, Ruben Ramos, Jr., Troy Singleton, Angelica Jimenez and Bonnie Watson Coleman to protect student privacy by increasing awareness of technology that can record and monitor their activities received final legislative approval on Thursday and now heads to the governor's desk.
Assembly Panel Advances Democratic Legislation to Safeguard Consumers from Credit Card Surcharges
(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.
Conaway & Singleton Welcome State Grant to Fund Safe Route for Edgewater Park School Children
(TRENTON) -- Assemblymen Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. and Troy Singleton (both D-Burlington) on Wednesday welcomed a $113,000 state grant to fund a safe route for children heading to and from school in their legislative district town of Edgewater Park.