AARP New Jersey Applauds Governor Phil Murphy, Senator Troy Singleton, Senator Vitale, Assemblyman John McKeon and the NJ Legislature for Standing Up to Big Drug Companies
WEST ORANGE, NJ (July 10, 2023) – AARP New Jersey Associate State Director of Advocacy, Crystal McDonald, provided the following statement:
Affordable Housing Investment Programs Created, Funded Under New State Laws
TRENTON, NJ — Homeowners, and prospective home buyers, in New Jersey have three new avenues to make their dream an affordable reality under a set of bills recently signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy.
Governor Murphy Signs Legislative Package to Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable for New Jerseyans
WEST ORANGE – As part of the Murphy Administration’s ongoing efforts to advance health care affordability on behalf of the residents of our state, Governor Phil Murphy today signed three bills he announced in partnership with legislative sponsors last year to help make prescription drugs more affordable for New Jerseyans. The three bills, which were signed alongside legislators and advocates, will work together to cap certain out-of-pocket costs, establish greater oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers, and promote transparency across the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Singleton Highlights $475K Transportation Grant For Bordentown
Trenton –Senator Troy Singleton today highlighted a $475,000 New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) grant that has been awarded to the City of Bordentown to fund improved walkability on Park Street.
South Jersey Perspective: Economic growth thru AI
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been in the headlines for a number of months. Most of the commentary has been negative, almost apocalyptic. We have heard about invasions of privacy, job loss and even the destruction of humanity! Being prudent about the deployment of new technology is always a good course of action. We always should think carefully about using new technology, especially in light of how previous break-throughs have impacted society and the economy, both positively and negatively.
Singleton, Zwicker Bill to Expand Employment Protections for Service Employees Passes Senate
Trenton – In an effort to improve employment protections for service employees, the Senate today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Andrew Zwicker to establish worker retention policies for certain service employees during changes of ownership.
Bill to Expand Transparency in Prescription Drug Pricing Clears Senate
Trenton – In an effort to make prescription drugs more affordable, the Senate today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton, Joseph Vitale, and Nellie Pou which would establish certain data reporting requirements for prescription drug supply chains.
Singleton Highlights Affordable Housing Investments in FY2024 Budget
Trenton –Senate Community and Urban Affairs chair, Senator Troy Singleton, released the following statement highlighting affordable housing investments in the fiscal year 2024 state budget:
Sen. Singleton's Workwear Clothing Drive Runs Through Friday
MOORESTOWN, NJ — Have you come across unused work wear as you've done your Spring cleaning this year and are wondering what to do with it?
Codey, Singleton Bill to establish the New Jersey Educator Scholarship Program Advances
Trenton – In an effort to encourage more students to pursue an education career, the Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Richard Codey and Senator Troy Singleton that would establish the New Jersey Educator Scholarship Program within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority.