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Singleton Bill To Establish Black Heritage Trail Advances

Trenton – In an effort to highlight the impact Black history, heritage and culture has had on New Jersey, the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee advanced legislation today, sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish a Black Heritage Trail in New Jersey.

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Senator Singleton Partnering With Wreaths Across America For December Community Service Event

Moorestown, NJ - State Senator Troy Singleton will partner with Wreaths Across America for his December “Serve with Senator Singleton” event. The monthly community service event will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Beverly National Cemetery, 916 Bridgeboro Road, Beverly, NJ 08010.

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Water Quality And Transparency Bills Signed Into Law

Trenton – In an effort to improve transparency and accountability around water quality, a package of bills sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana, Linda Greenstein and Troy Singleton, which will update the “Water Quality Accountability Act” and disclose the existence of lead pipes on residential properties, were signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy.

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DEP Commissioner LaTourette Launches Additional Environmental Justice Initiatives

(21/P036) TRENTON –As the Murphy Administration continues its work to further the promise of environmental justice for all New Jersey residents, Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn LaTourette is launching a series of initiatives to ensure strong community involvement in state actions intended to improve the environment, public health and quality of life in communities historically overburdened by pollution.

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New Law Exposes Influence In Drug Review Board, Says Singleton

TRENTON, NJ — Conflicts of interest by members of the state's entity that reviews and recommends drug utilization review protocols for medications must now be disclosed under a law sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington). Governor Phil Murphy signed that law on Monday, which requires public members of the New Jersey Drug Utilization Review Board to submit disclosures of financial interests and involvement in pharmaceutical distributors, manufacturers or benefits managers.

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Burlington County Legislators Launch Holiday Toy Drive

​State representatives in New Jersey's 7th Legislative District are hosting a holiday toy drive to benefit the Toys for Tots.

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Singleton, Weinberg Legislation To Establish Prescription Drug Affordability Board Advances

Trenton – In an effort to better protect constituents from high prescription drug costs, the Senate Heath, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Loretta Weinberg that would establish the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to prevent high costs of prescription drug products.

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New Jersey Senate Committee Passes Bill To Save Appliance-Users Money And Reduce Pollution

TRENTON, NJ (November 8, 2021) — Today’s passage by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee sets up for a full floor vote New Jersey’s first legislative update to appliance energy standards in15 years.

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Veterans Day: A Time for Gratitude

tt-veterans-21.pngOn Thursday, Nov. 11, we celebrate Veterans Day, and it is one of the most appropriate times to offer a heartfelt thank you to our veterans for their service and sacrifice. I confess that when I hear someone else say "thank you for your service" to a current or former member of our military, a touch of pride and gratitude wells up.

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Singleton, Turner Bill To Improve Transparency Of Drug Utilization Review Board Signed Into Law

Trenton – To prevent pharmaceutical manufacturers from influencing the drug review process, legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Shirley Turner that would require public members of the New Jersey Drug Utilization Review Board to disclose benefits and financial ties with pharmaceutical companies was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy.

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