Press Releases

Ruiz, Singleton Bill To Use Cannabis Revenue To Uplift Communities, Shrink Achievement Gap Advances

Trenton - Legislation sponsored by Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Troy Singleton, which would create the New Jersey Community Learning Program to support the provision of comprehensive extended learning time programs in areas most impacted by the criminalization of cannabis, cleared the Senate today. The programs would be funded by revenue collected from the sale of recreational cannabis.

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Addiego, Singleton Legislation To Address The Opioid Epidemic Advances

Trenton - In an effort to further combat the growing epidemic of substance abuse, the Senate Budget Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Dawn Addiego and Senator Troy Singleton which would dedicate all current and future Opioid Settlement dollars solely to addiction services and ensure opioid antidotes are accessible to all residents.

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Governor Murphy to Headline New Jersey LCV Green Tie Gala

TRENTON – The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters will host its 7th annual Green Tie Gala virtually on June 23, 2021 from 6 to 7 pm. The purpose of the gala is to celebrate pro-environment legislative wins and to honor those who have helped make those achievements a reality. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will deliver the keynote, members of the Broadway Green Alliance will perform, and environmental champions will be recognized for their advocacy.

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Singleton Bill Supporting First-Time Homebuyers Advances

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) which provides backend financial support to first-time homebuyers advanced in the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday.

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Singleton Bill To Support First-Time Homebuyers Passes Committee

Trenton – In an effort to support homeownership in New Jersey, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee passed legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to provide backend financial support to first-time homebuyers.

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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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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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