Press Releases

Lagana, Singleton & Greenstein Lead Testing & Disclosure Bills Advance

Trenton – In an effort to improve transparency around lead pipes on residential properties, the Senate advanced two bills sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana, Troy Singleton, and Linda Greenstein, which would require homebuyers to be notified of lead pipes in a property and allow people to request drinking water tests in certain circumstances.

Read more

Senate Passes Singleton, Turner Bill To Improve Transparency Of Drug Utilization Review Board

Trenton – To prevent pharmaceutical manufacturers from influencing the drug review process, the Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Shirley Turner that would require public members of the New Jersey Drug Utilization Review Board to disclose benefits and financial ties with pharmaceutical companies.

Read more

Singleton Energy Reliability Legislation Passes Senate

Trenton­ – In an effort to strengthen energy reliability, the Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would require an electric public utility to replace certain backyard distribution service equipment if there is a repeated history of service interruption.

Read more

Singleton Bill To Establish ‘Fair Chance In Housing Act’ Clears Legislature

Trenton – The Senate today cleared legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would establish the “Fair Chance in Housing Act” to provide certain housing rights for people with criminal records.

Read more

Ruiz Advances Bill Package to Increase Teacher Diversity

Trenton – The Senate today advanced a package of bills sponsored by Senator M. Teresa Ruiz aimed at increasing diversity in the state’s education workforce, preventing teacher shortages and cultivating inclusive learning environments.

Read more

Clean Water Action: Let’s Not Change The Garden State Into The Warehouse State

Clean Water Action supports NJ Senate Bill 3688 and thanks Senators Stephen Sweeney (D-Camden) and Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) for introducing this legislation to stop warehouse sprawl and protect open space in the Garden State.

Read more

Senate Committee Approves Sweeney-Singleton Bill To Counter Warehouse Sprawl

Trenton – A Senate committee today approved legislation authored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that would give municipalities impacted by the rapid surge of warehouse construction developments more control on the approval process.

Read more

Statement From William T. Mullen

CLARK —– William T. Mullen, President of the New Jersey Building & Construction Trades Council today released the following statement in response to Advanced Media’s May 13, 2021 article allegations regarding forced labor at a New Jersey house of worship:

Read more

Soltage Announces First Landfill Community Solar Project In New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY, May 13, 2021 — Today, Soltage, an independent renewable provider, completed and energized the first landfill community solar farm in New Jersey, the Tri-County Solar Farm. The CEO of the company, Jesse Grossman, was joined on stage by the Board of Public Utilities, Governor’s Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy, Senator Singleton, IBEW Local 351 and others to celebrate the milestone project and discuss the future of affordable, clean energy in the state.

Read more