Ruiz, Singleton Bill To Use Cannabis Revenue To Uplift Communities, Shrink Achievement Gap Advances
Trenton - Legislation sponsored by Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Troy Singleton, which would create the New Jersey Community Learning Program to support the provision of comprehensive extended learning time programs in areas most impacted by the criminalization of cannabis, cleared the Senate today. The programs would be funded by revenue collected from the sale of recreational cannabis.
This Juneteenth, Let’s Look At Race And The Environmental Movement
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law last year making Juneteenth an official state holiday, which is celebrated this year on June 18. It honors the day when on June 19, 1865, Union soldiers brought news of the Emancipation Proclamation to enslaved people in Galveston, Texas declaring all people held in slavery in the U.S. must be freed. The date gained national attention last summer after the police-involved death of George Floyd in Minnesota that sparked nationwide Black Lives Matter protests.
Addiego, Singleton Legislation To Address The Opioid Epidemic Advances
Trenton - In an effort to further combat the growing epidemic of substance abuse, the Senate Budget Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Dawn Addiego and Senator Troy Singleton which would dedicate all current and future Opioid Settlement dollars solely to addiction services and ensure opioid antidotes are accessible to all residents.
Governor Murphy to Headline New Jersey LCV Green Tie Gala
TRENTON – The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters will host its 7th annual Green Tie Gala virtually on June 23, 2021 from 6 to 7 pm. The purpose of the gala is to celebrate pro-environment legislative wins and to honor those who have helped make those achievements a reality. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will deliver the keynote, members of the Broadway Green Alliance will perform, and environmental champions will be recognized for their advocacy.
Historical Society Hosts Re-Dedication Ceremony of Clara Barton Schoolhouse
BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The Bordentown Historical Society gathered at the Clara Barton Schoolhouse on Friday for a special anniversary with a unique history.
How Will NJ Prevent 'avalanche' Of Homeowner Foreclosures Once COVID Moratorium Lifts?
Thea Gleason juggles jobs to support her family of four in Little Egg Harbor, supplementing her salary as a high school English teacher with a second job at a storage facility.
Bill Would Allocate $20 Million To Help First-Time Homebuyers In New Jersey
(The Center Square) – The state Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee has advanced legislation to allocate $20 million to help first-time homebuyers in New Jersey.
Singleton Bill Supporting First-Time Homebuyers Advances
TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) which provides backend financial support to first-time homebuyers advanced in the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday.
Singleton Bill To Support First-Time Homebuyers Passes Committee
Trenton – In an effort to support homeownership in New Jersey, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee passed legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to provide backend financial support to first-time homebuyers.
County Commissioners, Singleton Collect 1,000 Items For Domestic Violence Victims
WESTAMPTON, NJ – A spring donation drive organized by the Burlington County Commissioners and State Senators Troy Singleton and Dawn Marie Addiego for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services was declared a huge success with more than 1,000 items collected for the nonprofit’s shelter and support programs.