Voter Accessibility And Election Rules Bills Approved by Senate Committee
Trenton – In an attempt to make voting more accessible and time efficient, the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism, and Historic Preservation Committee approved five bills that would change certain rules surrounding the electoral process.
Singleton-Beach Legislation To Address The Opioid Epidemic Advances
Trenton - In an effort to further combat the growing epidemic of substance abuse, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator James Beach which would dedicate all current and future Opioid Settlement dollars solely to addiction services and ensure opioid antidotes are accessible to all residents.
Veteran And Military Spouse Employment Bills Approved By Senate Committee
Trenton – In an effort to increase the employment of veterans and military spouses, the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today approved two bills that would expand tax credit programs.
Senator Singleton & Assembly Majority Leader Greenwald Announce Upcoming Introduction Of Legislation To Protect Health Care Workers
“Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act” Would Increase Penalties for Threatening or Committing Violence Against Workers in Healthcare Facilities
Governor Murphy Announces Foreclosure Prevention Funding To Support New Jersey Communities And Residents
TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy announced that $10 million in funding from the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) will be allocated to support New Jersey’s Foreclosure Prevention Act (P.L. 2021, c.34) program administered by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA). NJHMFA will use these funds to stabilize communities through supportive homeowner interventions and vacancy rehabilitation and sale, stemming the loss of single-family homes to rental property investment firms.
Committee Advances Singleton Electric Utilities Bills
Trenton – The Senate Economic Growth Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would address energy resource distribution and installation through the Board of Public Utilities (BPU).
Singleton, Pou Bill To Provide Prescription Drug Savings To Consumers Advances
Trenton – As part of a continued effort to make New Jersey more affordable, the Senate Commerce Committee advanced legislation today sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Nellie Pou which would require carriers to pass on prescription drug savings to consumers.
New Jersey Elected Officials And Climate & Clean Energy Advocates Highlight New Jersey’s Community Solar Program And Call For Federal Investments In Clean Energy Jobs And Reduced Energy Costs
Participants Thank Rep. Andy Kim for his Commitment to Climate Action and Urge Senators to Pass Important Climate, Clean Energy, and Jobs Investments