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Bill requiring home inspectors to undergo background checks advances

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TRENTON — Legislation to make home inspectors undergo criminal background checks was advanced Thursday by the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee.

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

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(Trenton) - Aiming to increase protection of victims of domestic violence, the Assembly Appropriations Committee moved legislation Thursday 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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Bill calls for insurance to cover MRIs for N.J. women

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TRENTON — State-run and state-regulated health insurance plans would have to pay for ultrasound screening for women with a higher risk of breast cancer, under a bill the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved today.

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Singleton, Benson, Wilson, Fuentes & Quijano New Jersey Homeless Veterans Grant Program Act Clears Senate Panel

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(TRENTON) -- Assembly-approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Daniel R. Benson, Gilbert L. "Whip" Wilson, Angel Fuentes and Annette Quijano that would allow New Jersey residents to make a voluntary donation on their gross income tax return to support homeless veterans was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.

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Mosquera, Benson & Singleton Bill Boosting Protections for Domestic Violence Victims Advanced by Senate Panel

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(TRENTON) -- Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera, Daniel R. Benson and Troy Singleton to increase protections for domestic violence victims by making sure local and state agencies are properly prepared to respond to critical incidents was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.

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

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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 approved 70-4-3 Thursday by the Assembly.

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Assembly Approves Democratic Measure to Tighten Mental Health Oversight for Gun Owners

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The General Assembly on Thursday approved a two-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt, Troy Singleton, Tim Eustace, Joseph Cryan, Jason O'Donnell, Annette Quijano, Charles Mainor and John McKeon to tighten mental health oversight for gun owners.

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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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