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Singleton & Wimberly Bill To Improve Enforcement Of Drivers Who Illegally Pass School Buses Clears Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Benjie Wimberly (D-Bergen/Passaic) to help deter drivers who illegally pass school buses that are stopped to pick up or drop off students was approved Thursday by an Assembly panel.

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Downey, Houghtaling, Jasey, Singleton, Holley & Caride Bill To Require State To Provide Education For Students Living In Homeless Shelters Outside Of School District Now Law

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Eric Houghtaling, Mila Jasey, Troy Singleton, James Holley and Marlene Caride to require the state to pay the educational costs for certain students who reside in a homeless shelter outside of their district of residence was signed into law on Thursday.

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Caride, Singleton, Jasey & Wimberly Bill To Boost Certification Requirements For School Nurses, Ensure They Are Well-Qualified Signed Into Law

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Marlene Caride, Troy Singleton, Mila Jasey and Benjie Wimberly to restore previous certification requirements for school nurses to ensure they are aptly qualified to care for students has been signed into law. 

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Singleton Unveils New Legislative Package To Enlist Truckers In The Fight Against Human Trafficking & Crackdown On Enablers

Assemblyman Troy Singleton will introduce a new legislative package on Thursday to enhance New Jersey's human trafficking laws by cracking down on enablers and partnering with the trucking industry to report signs of trafficking.

"These bills are modeled after similar laws in Pennsylvania and Ohio that are proving effective because they employ common sense approaches to the problem," said Singleton (D-Burlington). "The first bill targets enablers by cracking down on those who turn a blind eye to this horrific industry because they stand to profit. The other bill will enlist the help of those who are often frontline witnesses to human trafficking, whether they realize it or not."

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Burzichelli, Coughlin, Schaer & Singleton Bill To Provide Incentives To Improve Hospital Care Now Law

Legislation Assembly Democrats John Burzichelli, Craig Coughlin, Gary Schaer and Troy Singleton sponsored to allow hospitals to provide doctors with performance-based incentive payments to increase quality of care and reduce costs is now law.

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Videos: Singleton Questions State Education Officials About Inadequate School Funding Under Gov. Christie

Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) questions state Department of Education officials during Monday's Assembly Budget Committee hearing on inadequate school funding under Gov. Christie.

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Singleton, Vainieri Huttle, Downey, Mosquera, Lampitt & Benson Bill To Boost Domestic Violence Training At Local Level Advances

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Joann Downey, Gabriela Mosquera, Pamela Lampitt and Daniel Benson to enhance domestic violence training at the local level gained unanimous approval Thursday from the full Assembly.

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Lagana & Singleton Anti-SLAPP Bill Approved By Assembly Legislation Designed To Protect Healthy, Public Debate

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joseph Lagana and Troy Singleton to protect the public against lawsuits meant to silence healthy debate and criticism was cleared by the full Assembly, 69-3-1, on Thursday.

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Wimberly, Singleton, Holley, Tucker, Sumter & Quijano Bill To Require Racial And Ethnic Impact Statements In Proposed Legislation Clears Assembly

Legislation Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly, Troy Singleton, Jamel Holley, Cleopatra Tucker, Shavonda Sumter and Annette Quijano sponsored to encourage lawmakers to consider the impact proposed legislation would have on racial and ethnic minorities was approved by the General Assembly on Thursday.

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Singleton, Mosquera & Vainieri Huttle Bill To Strengthen Protections For Domestic Violence Victims Advances

An Assembly panel on Monday approved legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Gabriela Mosquera and Valerie Vainieri Huttle sponsored to strengthen legal protections for domestic violence victims.

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