Governor Murphy Announces Nation’s First Environmental Justice Rules to Reduce Pollution in Vulnerable Communities
TRENTON – On the first day of Earth Week, Governor Phil Murphy today announced the final adoption of regulations to implement New Jersey’s landmark Environmental Justice (EJ) Law. The EJ Law and implementing rules are the first in the nation aimed at reducing pollution in historically overburdened communities and communities of color that have been subjected to a disproportionately high number of environmental and public health stressors.
Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Establishing Opioid Recovery & Remediation Fund for Allocation of Settlement Funds to Address Opioid Crisis
Legislation Also Codifies Opioid Recovery and Remediation Advisory Council Previously Established by Executive Order No. 305 to Advise on Best Use of Funds
Senator Singleton, Volunteers To Scrape Spotted Lanternfly Eggs At April Community Service Event
MOORESTOWN, NJ – For his April “Serve with Senator Singleton” event, State Senator Troy Singleton will partner with the Burlington County Parks System in an effort to eliminate Spotted Lanternfly eggs. The event will take place at Pennington Park, 801 Creek Road, Delanco on Saturday, April 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Singleton Bill to Expand Protections for Members of PFRS Advances
Trenton – In an effort to expand coverage for members of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS), the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to retain death and disability benefits for PFRS active members on official leave of absence due to federal or State active-duty orders.
NJBIA, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Supporting Bill Removing Key Apprenticeship Program Requirements for Public Work Contracts
NJBIA and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters are supporting a new bipartisan bill that removes key registered apprenticeship program requirements currently needed to bid on public work contracts.
Singleton, Beach Bill to Establish Program to Assist Small Businesses Advances
Trenton – In an effort provide further assistance to small, disadvantaged businesses, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and James Beach which would create a state business assistance program.
Singleton Bill to Expand Affordable Housing Voucher Program Advances
Trenton – In an effort to increase access to homeownership in New Jersey, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would authorize the use of affordable housing voucher program funding for the purpose of homeownership expense assistance.
Senator Singleton Collecting Children's Books To Celebrate National Reading Month
(MOORESTOWN) –In an effort to promote a love of reading, New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton kicked off a children’s book drive in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and National Reading Month.
Singleton, Turner Bill to Assist Cannabis Businesses Passes Senate
Trenton – In an effort to support the growth of cannabis businesses, the Senate 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.
Singleton Bill to Expand Pathways to Teaching Clears Senate
Trenton – In an effort to broaden the educator workforce, the Senate today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would create a pathway to teaching for veterans in the state.