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Governor Murphy Signs Landmark Affordable Housing Legislation

Bill Revamps Process for Municipalities to Meet Their Mount Laurel Obligations in Most Significant Housing Legislation in Four Decades

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Bipartisan Singleton Bill That Would Provide Career Paths for Ex-Offenders Advances in Legislature

TRENTON, NJ — Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Senator Anthony Bucco (R-Morris/Passaic) that would help to provide career pathways to ex-offenders has advanced in the Legislature.

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Affordable housing revamp lands on governor’s desk

Critics say bill would lead to overdevelopment in some towns

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Singleton Introduces Legislation to Address School Funding Cuts and Prevent Local Tax Increases

TRENTON – Senator Singleton introduced legislation aimed at preventing cuts to state aid for school districts in the FY2025 Budget, providing for more parity between school districts, and preventing increases to local property taxes.

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Senate passes bill to overhaul how NJ towns will meet affordable housing mandate

How much affordable housing will New Jersey towns be required to zone for, build, convert or renovate over the next decade?

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Singleton Statement on Passage of S-50

TRENTON – Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), the Senate Majority Whip and Chair of the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee, issued the following statement today on the passage of legislation codifying a new affordable housing framework:

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Bill Package to Establish New Affordable Housing Framework and Support Affordable Development Clears Senate

TRENTON – In an effort to increase New Jersey’s affordable housing supply, the Senate passed a package of six bills sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, Senator Shirley Turner, Senator Brian Stack, Senator Joseph Lagana, Senator Angela McKnight, and Senator Patrick Diegnan. The package includes legislation that would establish a new framework for the determination and enforcement of affordable housing obligations under the Mount Laurel Doctrine, in addition to reforms that would further reduce the cost of affordable housing development.

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Singleton, Ruiz Bill to Expand Medicaid Coverage for Community Violence Prevention Services Advances

TRENTON – Aimed at disrupting the cycle of violence in underserved communities, the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz that would require Medicaid coverage for community violence prevention services.

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Bucco & Singleton Bill to Provide Career Pathways for Ex-Offenders Advances

Trenton – The Senate Labor Committee advanced bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) and Senate Majority Whip Troy Singleton (D-7) that would establish a program to provide employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals.

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Housing crisis points to the dark side of home rule

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At a Senate hearing on affordable housing Monday, the elected leaders of Summit showed up in force, with the mayor and two council members warning that the state was about to rob them of their sovereignty.

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