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NJ Legislature Passes Critical Bill To Help Survivors Of Human Trafficking

TRENTON: It is a particularly poignant time of year for the NJ Senate to vote to pass a vital bill that survivors of human trafficking have been waiting for – the eve of Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The bill A5322 which just passed unanimously will allow survivors to vacate criminal convictions that resulted from the abuse and exploitation of their traffickers. Awareness Day is a highlight of January’s Human Trafficking Prevention Month and will now also mark the efforts of legislators, survivors, and advocates to pass legislation to make it possible for survivors to build lives after their ordeal of trafficking.

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Sweeney, Singleton: Cabinet-Level Department Needed To Promote Diversity And Equity In State Government

Senators also push legislation requiring NJ Division of Investment to expand pool to include ‘underrepresented’ investment advisers

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Singleton-Ruiz Housing Bills Pass Senate

Trenton – The Senate today passed two bills sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and M. Teresa Ruiz. The bills would modify standards for loans to sponsors for housing projects during a state of emergency and establish the “NJ Foreclosure Counseling Fund.”

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Ruiz, Beach, Singleton Bill Establishing Social Innovation Loan Guarantee Pilot Program Advances

Trenton – In an effort to encourage private investment in public health services, the Senate advanced legislation today sponsored by Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Senator James Beach and Senator Troy Singleton which would establish a five-year social innovation loan pilot program to allow for private investment into public health services.

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Singleton, Pou, Ruiz Housing Bills Advance

Trenton – The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today advanced three bills sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton, Nellie Pou and M. Teresa Ruiz. The bills would expand opportunities for minority owned businesses in low and moderate-income housing developments, modify standards for loans to sponsors for housing projects during a state of emergency and establish the “NJ Foreclosure Counseling Fund.”

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Singleton Kicks Off 2022 "Serve With Senator Singleton" Initiative With Event At Habitat For Humanity Restore

MAPLE SHADE, NJ– Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Senator Troy Singleton is once again partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Burlington and Mercer Counties for his January community service project. The “Serve with Senator Singleton” event will be held on Monday, January 17, 2022 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore located at 530 Route 38 East in Maple Shade.

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Scutari Selects Singleton To Serve As Senate Majority Whip

TRENTON – Senator Nicholas Scutari, the incoming President of the New Jersey Senate, announced the selection of Senator Troy Singleton to the Senate Democratic Leadership Team, where he will serve as Senate Majority Whip.

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NJBIA Supports Bills To Help Small Businesses Recover COVID-19 Costs

NJBIA is supporting several bills before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee this afternoon that would help small businesses offset some expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the purchase of health and safety equipment and winterizing outdoor dining areas.

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Singleton, Cruz-Perez Legislation To Allow Small Businesses To Deduct Pandemic Related Health & Safety Purchases From Taxes Advances

Trenton – The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Nilsa Cruz-Perez that would allow owners of small businesses, with 50 or less employees, to deduct purchases made to maintain health and safety compliance for the COVID-19 pandemic from their corporation business and gross income taxes.

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Singleton Distributes 850 New, Winter Coats To Burlington County Children

Moorestown, NJ – In an effort to help Burlington County children stay warm this winter, and as a continuation of his commitment to community service, Senator Troy Singleton announced that he distributed 850 new, winter coats this season.

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