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Senate Passes Singleton Bill Increasing Diversity In Teacher Workforce

TRENTON, NJ – The Senate on Thursday advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator M. Teresa Ruiz aimed at increasing diversity in the state’s education workforce, preventing teacher shortages and cultivating inclusive learning environments.

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There’s A Way To Manage Warehouse Mania In New Jersey

Warehouse proliferation is a growing national problem threatening the quality of life and wellbeing of communities in several states, including New Jersey. Fortunately here, in our state, Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) are determined to address the problem. After their initial bill failed to gain legislative assent, they proposed a second, S3688. It has received committee approval and advances, now, to the full Senate.

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In Beverly City, New Mural Brings Hope For New Life

BEVERLY CITY — What was once just the bare wall of the Beverly Free Library Annex is now a bright and colorful scene symbolizing new life.

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Burlington County Commissioners And Senators Addiego And Singleton Deliver Donated Supplies To Domestic Violence Shelter

WESTAMPTON – A spring donation drive organized by the Burlington County Commissioners and State Senators Dawn Marie Addiego and Troy Singleton 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.

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Lagana, Singleton & Greenstein Lead Testing & Disclosure Bills Advance

Trenton – In an effort to improve transparency around lead pipes on residential properties, the Senate advanced two bills sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana, Troy Singleton, and Linda Greenstein, which would require homebuyers to be notified of lead pipes in a property and allow people to request drinking water tests in certain circumstances.

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Senate Passes Singleton, Turner Bill To Improve Transparency Of Drug Utilization Review Board

Trenton – To prevent pharmaceutical manufacturers from influencing the drug review process, the Senate passed 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.

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Landlords Barred From Using Criminal Records To Deny Housing

Rental applications in New Jersey will no longer ask about criminal convictions, and landlords’ use of background checks will be limited.

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NJ Passes 'Ban The Box' Bill To Help Former Inmates Find Housing

New Jerseyans leaving prison may have a better chance of finding and securing a place to live after the state Senate and Assembly on Thursday passed the Fair Chance in Housing Act and sent it to Gov. Phil Murphy's desk, after months of negotiation with housing and civil rights groups and the state landlords association.

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Singleton Energy Reliability Legislation Passes Senate

Trenton­ – In an effort to strengthen energy reliability, the Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would require an electric public utility to replace certain backyard distribution service equipment if there is a repeated history of service interruption.

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Singleton Bill To Establish ‘Fair Chance In Housing Act’ Clears Legislature

Trenton – The Senate today cleared legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would establish the “Fair Chance in Housing Act” to provide certain housing rights for people with criminal records.

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