Press Releases

Singleton Statement on Passage of S-50

TRENTON – Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), the Senate Majority Whip and Chair of the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee, issued the following statement today on the passage of legislation codifying a new affordable housing framework:

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Bill Package to Establish New Affordable Housing Framework and Support Affordable Development Clears Senate

TRENTON – In an effort to increase New Jersey’s affordable housing supply, the Senate passed a package of six bills sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, Senator Shirley Turner, Senator Brian Stack, Senator Joseph Lagana, Senator Angela McKnight, and Senator Patrick Diegnan. The package includes legislation that would establish a new framework for the determination and enforcement of affordable housing obligations under the Mount Laurel Doctrine, in addition to reforms that would further reduce the cost of affordable housing development.

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Singleton, Ruiz Bill to Expand Medicaid Coverage for Community Violence Prevention Services Advances

TRENTON – Aimed at disrupting the cycle of violence in underserved communities, the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz that would require Medicaid coverage for community violence prevention services.

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Bucco & Singleton Bill to Provide Career Pathways for Ex-Offenders Advances

Trenton – The Senate Labor Committee advanced bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) and Senate Majority Whip Troy Singleton (D-7) that would establish a program to provide employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals.

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Singleton Statement on S-50 Approval

Trenton – Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), the Senate Majority Whip and Chair of the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee, issued the following statement today on the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee's advancement of S-50:

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Bill Package to Establish New Affordable Housing Framework and Support Affordable Development Advances Through Second Committee

TRENTON – In an effort to increase New Jersey’s affordable housing supply, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced a package of bills sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, Senator Shirley Turner, Senator Brian Stack, Senator Joseph Lagana, and Senator Patrick Diegnan. The package includes legislation that would establish a new framework for the determination and enforcement of affordable housing obligations under the Mount Laurel Doctrine, in addition to reforms that would further reduce the cost of affordable housing development.

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Singleton, Scutari Bill to Codify New Affordable Housing Framework Clears Second Committee

TRENTON – The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced transformative legislation aimed at hastening the production of affordable housing and reducing protracted legal disputes. Sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate President Nicholas Scutari, the bill would codify a new framework for determining and enforcing local affordable housing obligations under the Mount Laurel Doctrine.

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Singleton Statement on Governor’s Budget Address

TRENTON – Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), the Senate Majority Whip and Chair of the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee, issued the following statement today on Governor Murphy’s FY 2025 Budget Address:

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Burlington County Launches Grant Program to Help Military and Veteran-owned Businesses

MOUNT HOLLY – Veteran-owned and military personnel-owned businesses located in Burlington County can now apply for a grant up to $20,000 to assist them with their economic recovery and growth.

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Singleton, Timberlake Bill to Support ADU Development Advances

TRENTON – In an effort to expand New Jersey’s housing supply, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Britnee Timberlake that would establish a framework for municipal zoning ordinances with regard to accessory dwelling units (ADUs).

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