Press Releases

Committee Advances Singleton Mortgage Tax Credit Bill

Trenton – In an effort to make homeownership more affordable, the Senate Commerce Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would provide a refundable gross income tax credit for early principal payments on certain home mortgages.

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Committee Advances Singleton-Madden ‘Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act’

Trenton – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Fred Madden that would establish the “Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act,” expanding protections for healthcare workers who are subjected to workplace violence.

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Singleton-Ruiz “New Jersey American Dream Act” Advances

Trenton – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and M. Teresa Ruiz that would establish the “New Jersey American Dream Act” and appropriate $25 million to provide financial assistance for certain low- and moderate-income households for the purpose of homeownership.

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Committee Advances Singleton Mixed-Use Development Legislation

Trenton – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would authorize conversion of certain office parks and retail centers into mixed-use developments.

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Rowan College At Burlington County Joins The Burlington County Stigma-Free County Initiative

MOUNT LAUREL – Rowan College at Burlington County, New Jersey’s top-ranked community college, is going stigma-free.

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South Jersey Legislators Seek Clarification From Acting AG On Off Duty Police Cannabis Use

Trenton – Several South Jersey legislators, including Senators Singleton, Cruz-Perez and Beach and Assemblymembers Murphy, Greenwald, Lampitt, Moen and Moriarty, sent the following letter today to Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin seeking clarification on his recent memo pertaining to the use of cannabis by off-duty police officers. The text of the letter is below:

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Singleton Seeks Volunteers To Help Prepare the Burlington Twp Community Gardens

BURLINGTON TWP – In honor of May being “Gifts from the Garden Month,” Senator Troy Singleton will partner with the Burlington Township Green Team and Burlington Township Food Pantry to help prepare their Community Garden for the spring and summer planting seasons. The “Serve with Senator Singleton” event will be held at the Community Garden, which is located at 1727 Columbus Road, Burlington on Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Ruiz-Singleton Laud Enactment Of Their Legislation To Recruit Minority Male Teachers

Trenton – Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz (D- Essex) and Senate Majority Whip Troy Singleton (D- Burlington) issued the following statement today after the announcement of the New Jersey Department of Education and Rowan University’s ‘Men of Color Hope Achievers’ partnership program, which implements legislation they spearheaded in the 2018-2019 Legislative Session:

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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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Ruiz, Singleton Bill To Strengthen Youth Transition To Work Program Advances

Trenton – In an effort to increase employment in highly skilled, good-paying jobs across the state, the Senate advanced legislation sponsored by Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Troy Singleton to further encourage residents from diverse backgrounds to pursue apprenticeships.

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