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Governor Murphy Commemorates Juneteenth By Signing The “Fair Chance In Housing Act”

Legislation will make it illegal for landlords to ask about criminal history on rental applications

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Senate Passes Legislation To Permit Individuals To Dispense Opioid Antidotes And To Provide Support For Those Struggling With Addiction

Trenton – In response to the state’s deadly opioid epidemic, yesterday the Senate passed five bills which would increase access to opioid antidotes and provide support for those struggling with addiction.

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Bills To Update Domestic Violence Laws, Procedures Pass Judiciary Committee

TRENTON – In an effort to update and reform the state’s domestic violence laws, procedures and policies, the Senate Judiciary Committee 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.

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Senate Approves Legislation To Replace Lead Service Lines

Trenton – In an effort to ensure that every New Jerseyan has access to safe drinking water, the Senate today approved two bills which would replace lead service lines and reduce the costs associated with the replacement of the lines.

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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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