Laura Wooten’s Law Requiring Civics In Middle School Signed Into Law
Trenton – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, legislation sponsored by Senators Shirley Turner, Troy Singleton, M. Teresa Ruiz, and Linda Greenstein, requiring civics instruction in middle school, was enacted into law today.
Lead Service Replacement Legislation Signed Into Law
Trenton – In an effort to ensure every New Jerseyan has access to safe drinking water, two bills sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton, Vin G0pal, Linda Greenstein and Joseph Lagana, which would replace lead service lines and reduce the costs associated with the replacement of the lines, were signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy.
Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Supporting Veterans And Servicemembers
Legislative Package Supports Veterans Seeking Higher Education, Expands Access to Disabled Veterans’ Property Tax Exemption, and Establishes an Annual Grant Program for Institutions Offering Substantial Veterans Services
Governor Murphy Signs Package Of Bills Advancing New Jersey As National Leader In Lead Poisoning Prevention
Legislation Will Require Regular Inspections for Lead Paint Hazards in Residential Rental Properties and Replacement of Lead Service Lines
Sweeney, Singleton Bill To Upgrade Water & Ventilation Systems Passes Senate
Trenton – The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that would help schools and small businesses in New Jersey upgrade their water and ventilation systems to protect the health of students, educators, customers and workers.
Singleton Bills Updating Domestic Violence Laws Advance In Senate
TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to update and reform the state's domestic violence laws, procedures and policies, the New Jersey State Senate on Thursday unanimously released an expansive package of bills sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Senator Troy Singleton. In addition to bringing more uniformity to existing procedures, the bills would also require new domestic violence training regimens to be followed by law enforcement, some county prosecutors as well as certain judges and judicial personnel.
Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Appropriating $20 Million To The Special Needs Housing Trust Fund
TRENTON – Today, Governor Murphy signed legislation (S1255/ A1925) which creates a $20 million transfer to the Special Needs Housing Trust Fund in the Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA). The Special Needs Housing Trust Fund provides capital financing to create supportive housing and community residences for individuals living with special needs.
Senate Approves Singleton, Smith Bill To Provide Tax Incentives To Recycled And Recovered Material Manufacturing Facilities
Trenton – In an effort to incentivize recycling facilities to continue to grow within the state, the Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Bob Smith, which would provide exemptions to certain energy-related taxes.