Press Releases

Singleton, Greenstein Bill to Increase Accountability for Illegal Firearm Sales Advances

TRENTON – In an effort to combat illegal gun sales, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Linda Greenstein that would expand culpability requirements for firearms trafficking offenses and violations of regulatory provisions relating to firearms.

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Senator Singleton Partnering With Deborah Heart and Lung Center for “American Heart Month”

Moorestown – State Senator Troy Singleton will partner with the Deborah Heart and Lung Center for his February community service project. The monthly “Serve with Senator Singleton” event will be held on Saturday, February 17th from 10am-12pm at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center, 200 Trenton Rd, Browns Mills, NJ 08015.

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Singleton Bill to Establish Office of Clean Energy Equity and Direct Clean Energy Investments to Overburdened Communities Clears Committee

TRENTON – In an effort to reduce the negative environmental impacts placed on historically overburdened communities and drive down energy costs for low-income households, the Senate Environment and Energy Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton.

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

TRENTON – In an effort to increase New Jersey’s affordable housing supply, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee advanced a package of five bills sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, Senator Shirley Turner, Senator Brian Stack, Senator Renee Burgess, and Senator McKnight. 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 Advances

TRENTON – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee advanced transformative legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate President Nicholas Scutari that aims to codify a new framework for determining and enforcing local affordable housing obligations under the Mount Laurel Doctrine.

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McKnight, Singleton Bill to Require Expanded Use of Affordable Housing Vouchers Advances

TRENTON – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Angela McKnight and Troy Singleton that would require the expanded use of affordable housing voucher program funding for the purpose of assistance with homeownership expenses.

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Ruiz, Singleton Bill to Expand Down Payment Assistance Program for Certain Homebuyers Advances

TRENTON – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Troy Singleton that would modify and expand the down payment assistance loan program for first-time and first-generation homebuyers.

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Singleton Bill to Establish a System of Portable Benefits for Freelance Workers Passes Committee

TRENTON – The Senate Labor Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would establish a system of portable benefits aimed at ensuring that the hundreds of thousands of freelance workers employed in the “gig economy” are afforded the benefits and protections provided to other workers. Portable benefits are employee benefits that can be tied to the person, rather than the work, and thus be maintained from job to job.

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Bill to Name Part of I-295 in Honor of Bordentown’s Benjamin Moore Advances

TRENTON – The Senate Transportation Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would designate the bridge, located in the Townships of Bordentown and Hamilton, over Crosswicks Creek on Interstate Highway Route 295 North as the “Benjamin Moore & 693rd Sapper Company Memorial Highway”. Army Specialist Benjamin G. Moore of Bordentown gave his life in service to the country while serving in Afghanistan.

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Protecting Consumer Data

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (S332/A1971) protecting consumer privacy by requiring the notification to consumers of collection and disclosure of personal data by certain entities, including internet websites and online providers. Under the legislation, these entities are required to notify customers of the collection and disclosure of personal information to other third parties and to provide customers with an ability to opt-out of that collection or disclosure.

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