Press Releases

Murphy Administration to Highlight Infrastructure Investments Aimed at Addressing Climate Change and Economic Development During National Infrastructure Week

TRENTON – The Murphy Administration will host a series of events tomorrow, Thursday, May 13, highlighting the Administration’s infrastructure investments aimed at addressing climate change and economic development during National Infrastructure Week. The Administration will focus on the innovative, whole-of-government approach to electric vehicles, climate resilience, workforce development, and environmental justice through a combination of virtual and in-person events. Infrastructure week highlights investments, economic growth, and workforce development opportunities to reduce the impacts of climate change and protect public health in alignment with President Biden’s Administration.

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Singleton, Smith Bill To Provide Tax Incentives To Recycled And Recovered Material Manufacturing Facilities Advances

Trenton – In an effort to incentivize recycling facilities to continue to grow within the state, the Senate Environment and Energy Committee approved legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Bob Smith, which would provide exemptions to certain energy-related taxes.

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Singleton Bill To Protect Small Businesses That Received PPP Loans Signed Into Law

Trenton – In an effort to protect small businesses from additional taxes on their federal PPP loans legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to ensure forgiven loans are not subject to the New Jersey gross income tax was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy.

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Water Quality Legislation Signed Into Law

Trenton – In an effort to address concerns about water quality in New Jersey, legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Joseph Lagana was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy.

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation To Protect Animals From Trunk Fighting

TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed S975 into law to prohibit animal trunk fighting in New Jersey. Trunk fighting is defined as two or more animals fighting each other that could lead to possible death(s). With this new law, those who are in violation will be subject to a third-degree animal cruelty felony and/or fined up to $5,000 for each offense. 

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Improving Notification Of Elevated Lead Levels In Drinking Water

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (S968/A2836) that will require public water systems to provide notice of elevated lead levels in drinking water to customers and local officials and require landlords to notify tenants of elevated lead levels.

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Kean/Singleton Bill Making Trunk Fighting A Crime Becomes Law

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean and Senator Troy Singleton making trunk fighting with dogs an animal cruelty offense and a crime of the third degree was signed today by Governor Murphy.

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Singleton Bill To Assist Ex-Offenders In Finding Employment Now Law

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which will help former offenders enter the workforce was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy.

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Singleton, Gopal First-Time Homeowner Bill Package Clears Committee

Trenton – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced a bill package sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Vin Gopal that would expand financial assistance for New Jersey homeowners and first-time homebuyers’ down payment and home repair assistance.

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Singleton Statement In Support Of Warehouse Sprawl Bill

Trenton – Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) issued the following statement in support of legislation introduced last week by Senate President Steve Sweeney addressing concerns of warehouse sprawl in New Jersey:

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