Press Releases

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

Trenton – In a move to further protect health care workers, the Senate 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 health care workers who are subjected to workplace violence.

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Singleton, Conaway, Murphy Urge Residents to Apply for ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Before Feb. 28th Deadline

Trenton – In an effort to ensure that all eligible residents take advantage of the historic ANCHOR property tax relief program, Senator Troy Singleton, Assemblyman Herb Conaway Jr., and Assemblywoman Carol Murphy strongly urge all homeowners and renters to submit their applications prior to the February 28th deadline.

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Singleton, Turner Bill to Assist Cannabis Businesses Passes Committee

Trenton – In an effort to support the growth of cannabis businesses, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Shirley K. Turner which would exclude the corporate business tax and the S corporation income under the gross income tax from the federal income tax provision that prohibits deductions and credits for cannabis businesses.

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Singleton, Gopal Bill to Assist First-Time Homebuyers Clears Committee

Trenton – In an effort to support first-time homeowners, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Vin Gopal that would establish the New Jersey First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Program.

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Singleton Introduces Legislation Allowing the Transfer of Inactive Liquor Licenses

Trenton – In a move to address New Jersey’s archaic liquor license laws, Senator Troy Singleton yesterday introduced legislation which would establish procedures by which a liquor license may be transferred for use as part of an economic redevelopment plan.

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Singleton, Vitale Bill To Regulate Sale Of Dietary Supplements To Minors Advances

Trenton – In an effort to protect the health and well-being of New Jersey’s youth, the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Joseph Vitale which would prohibit the sale of certain diet pills and dietary supplements to persons under 18 years of age, unless otherwise accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Singleton, Ruiz Bill To Expand Medicaid Coverage For Community Violence Prevention Services Advances

Trenton – In an effort to disrupt the cycle of violence in underserved communities, the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz, which would require Medicaid coverage for community violence prevention services.

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Singleton Bill To Improve Housing Accessibility Passes Committee

Trenton – In an effort to improve government efficiency and access to needed services, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would consolidate certain affordable housing and assistance applications.

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Singleton, Zwicker Bill To Expand Employment Protections For Service Employees Passes Committee

Trenton – In an effort to improve employment protections for service employees, the Senate Labor Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Andrew Zwicker to establish employment protections for certain service employees during changes of ownership.

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Singleton, Greenstein Legislation to Expand Penalties for the Illegal Sale of Firearms Advances

Trenton – In an effort to crack down on illegal gun sales, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today passed legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Linda Greenstein to expand culpability requirements for unlawful firearms trafficking violations.

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