Press Releases

Singleton Collects Over 4,000 Children’s Books For Kids In Need

Moorestown, NJ –In an effort to provide personal libraries to children in need, New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton collected more than 4,000 children’s books during his month-long drive for National Reading Month.

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Singleton School Mental Health Legislation Passes Senate

TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to highlight and address the growing youth mental health epidemic, the Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and M. Teresa Ruiz which would require public schools to administer depression screenings for adolescent students and also issue reports on the number of mental health professionals employed by the school district.

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Senate Passes Singleton, Ruiz School Mental Health Legislation

Trenton – In an effort to highlight and address the growing youth mental health epidemic, the Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and M. Teresa Ruiz which would require public schools to administer depression screenings for adolescent students and also issue reports on the number of mental health professionals employed by the school district.

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Gopal, Singleton Bill To Encourage Use Of Fuel Cells Passes Senate

Trenton – In an effort to utilize renewable energy across the state, today the Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senators Vin Gopal and Troy Singleton which would encourage the use of fuel cells as a power source.

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Senate Passes Bill To Encourage The Employment Of Individuals With Disabilities

Trenton – In an effort to encourage the employment of individuals with disabilities and special needs, the Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton which would require state agencies to make good faith efforts to purchase five percent of their goods from central nonprofit agencies.

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Cryan-Singleton Bill On Foreclosure Assistance Now Law

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Cryan and Senator Troy Singleton promoting the use of a mediation program to prevent foreclosures was enacted into law today by Governor Phil Murphy.

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Stack, Singleton Bill To Establish ‘Tiny Home Pilot Program’ Clears Committee

Trenton – In an effort to expand affordable housing options in New Jersey, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee advanced legislation today sponsored by Senators Brian Stack and Troy Singleton to establish the “Tiny Home Pilot Program” for homeless and low-income individuals and families.

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Singleton, Pou ‘New Jersey Foreclosure Prevention Act’ Signed Into Law

Trenton – With the threat of foreclosures looming in New Jersey and around the country, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation into law, sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Nellie Pou, which will establish the “New Jersey Foreclosure Prevention Act” to directly assist those facing foreclosure with the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA).

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Governor Murphy Signs “LGBTQI+ Senior Bill Of Rights” Legislation

TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S2545) to establish specific rights and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, undesignated/non-binary, questioning, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) older adults and HIV-positive residents of long-term care facilities.

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Tax Change Needed To Level The Playing Field For Small Businesses, Minorities And Women In Cannabis Marketplace

ROSELAND, N.J. – On Feb. 22, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that legalized marijuana for adult recreational use, making New Jersey the first in the region and the 13th state in the nation to do so. That was step two in allowing cannabis sales to proceed in New Jersey. The final step will be adoption of the regulatory framework that will be drafted by the Cannabis Regulatory Commission.

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