Press Releases

Singleton Celebrates 50th Community Service Project

“Serve with Senator Singleton” volunteers have dedicated over 2,000 hours to local projects

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Singleton, Gopal, Ruiz Bills To Combat Human Trafficking Advance

Trenton – In an effort to further combat human trafficking in New Jersey, the Senate Judiciary Committee today advanced a pair of bills sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senator Vin Gopal, and Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz which would hold all those who benefit from human trafficking accountable, and increase research to prevent the disproportionate trafficking of women and children of color.

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Singleton Bill to Expand Pathways to Teaching Advances

Trenton – In an effort to broaden the educator workforce, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would create a pathway to teaching for veterans in the state.

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Gopal-Singleton Bill Requiring Ride-Share Drivers to Get Anti-Human Trafficking Training Advances

Trenton – Legislation making it mandatory for transportation network companies to provide applicants and TNC drivers with an anti-human trafficking training course on the dangers of, harms, and warning signs of human trafficking advanced out of the Senate Transportation Committee. Applicants and drivers would be required to complete the course, which would be approved by the Attorney General.

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Singleton Bill to Increase Worker Representation Advances

Trenton – In an effort to expand worker representation and further enforce employment contracts, the Senate Labor Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to permit unions to file wage claim suits on behalf of workers, regardless of their union affiliation.

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Singleton Bill to Ease Financial Burden on Affordable Housing Projects Advances

Trenton – In a move to increase the supply of affordable housing, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would appropriate $60 million to the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) to support affordable housing projects.

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Singleton, Codey Bill to Protect Consumers’ Personal Information Advances

Trenton – In an effort to increase transparency between online service operators and consumers, the Senate today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Richard Codey which would require commercial internet website and online service operators to notify consumers of the collection and disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties.

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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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