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Singleton Bill to Require Insurance Coverage for Athletic Prosthetics Advances

Trenton – In an effort to better support residents with disabilities, the Senate Commerce Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would require insurance coverage for certain athletic orthotics and prosthetics.

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Singleton Bill to Establish Grant Program Supporting School Upcycling Advances

TRENTON – In an effort to reduce waste produced in schools, the Senate Environment and Energy Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Kristin Corrado that would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to establish the “School Plastics Upcycling Grant Program”. Upcycling involves the transformation and reconstitution of used, useless, or unwanted plastic products and materials into new and repurposed materials and products.

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BurlCo Small Business Resource Fair

The BurlCo Commissioners and Bridge Commission will host the Second Annual Burlington County Small Business Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 15, from 10 AM to noon at the Burlington County Human Services Building, 795 Woodlane Road, Westampton. 

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Help ease N.J. housing crisis and we’ll give you more money for your town, Dems tell mayors

Towns in New Jersey that embrace affordable housing would be given higher priority for state grants under legislation that cleared the state Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee this week.

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Editorial

End crazy zoning rules that block out even granny

Editorial

In the face of an affordable housing crisis, municipal laws forbid you from letting your granny live in your backyard. That’s right, you can’t even build a stand-alone unit on your own property – maybe attached to the house or garage – so that she has an affordable place to live.

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Burlington County Special Services School District Gets $1.4M State Grant to Support Transition School

WESTAMPTON, NJ – State Senator Troy Singleton and the Burlington County Commissioners applauded the New Jersey Department of Education’s decision to award $1.4 million to the Burlington County Special Services School District to expand a program for young adults with disabilities.

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South Jersey schools would bear the brunt of proposed state aid cuts, led by Burlington County

An analysis by WHYY News shows that 15 school districts in Burlington County would see some kind of cut in state aid.

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County Debuts New Mobile Outreach Unit for Youth Mental Health Support, Substance Abuse Prevention

WESTAMPTON, NJ – Burlington County has expanded its mental health and substance use prevention services with the launch of Hope One for Youth, a new mobile outreach unit that will specialize in serving county children and teens.

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FAFSA Assistance Events @ Westampton Library

On Monday April 29th and Monday May 13th, we are once again bringing the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to help parents and students with the FAFSA form! 

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There's a push in NJ to build affordable housing in backyards. Here's what towns are doing

Doreen Rearden loved seeing her teenage daughters bond with her aging father after he moved into a converted bedroom in their Montclair home. But both he and her family were looking for more privacy and separation. That’s when Doreen and her husband, Joe, first began thinking about building an accessory dwelling unit in their backyard.

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