Press Releases

Singleton, Wimberly & Holley Bill to Protect Employee Pension Payments from Being Hijacked by Christie Admin Advances

Measure Would Bar Administration from Using Increased Employee Contributions to Offset State's Obligation

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Singleton & Conaway’s ‘Moose’s Law’ Clears Assembly

Measure Would Prohibit Those Convicted of Animal Cruelty from Future Work with Animals

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Schaer, Houghtaling & Singleton Measures to Support Fair Wages, Combat Illegal Practices Within Construction Industry Gain Assembly OK

Legislation Targets Activity That Exploits Workers, Damages Overall State Economy 

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Muoio, Benson, Singleton, Greenwald, Pinkin, Downey & Sumter Bill to Boost State Response to Elevated Lead Levels in Children Clears Assembly, Heads to Gov

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Elizabeth Maher Muoio, Daniel Benson, Troy Singleton, Louis Greenwald, Nancy Pinkin, Joann Downey and Shavonda Sumter to strengthen the state's response to elevated blood lead levels in children received final legislative approval, 77-0, by the Assembly on Monday. 

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Singleton, Holley & Downey Bill to Help Homeless & Disabled Veterans Procure Affordable Housing Heads to Governor

Assembly-approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Jamel Holley and Joann Downey to establish an affordable housing occupancy preference for homeless and disabled veterans in New Jersey gained final legislative approval from the Senate on Monday. The bill now heads to the governor's desk.

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Singleton Measure to Require Police Training on Proper Response to Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders Clears Committee

Legislation Assemblyman Troy Singleton sponsored to help keep law enforcement officers, individuals experiencing mental health crises and the general public safe during police interventions was advanced Monday by an Assembly committee. 

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Singleton, Conaway, DeAngelo & Benson Bill to Implement Fast-Track Job Training Program Clears Assembly Committee

Pilot Program Would Allow Unemployed, Underemployed Individuals to Earn Credentials in One Year

(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Wayne DeAngelo and Daniel Benson sponsored to help unemployed and underemployed New Jersey residents acquire the job skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the workforce was advanced Monday by an Assembly committee.

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Assembly Panel Approves Singleton Bill to Require Health Benefits to Cover the Use of Digital, 3-D Cancer Screening & Diagnostic Device

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrat Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) to require health insurers, SHBP and SEHBP to provide coverage for digital tomosynthesis for screening and diagnostic purposes related to breast cancer was approved by an Assembly panel on Monday. 

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Sweeney, Greenwald & Singleton Join With SJ Business In Praise of the Restoration of NJ/PA Tax Reciprocity Agreement

CAMDEN – Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald and Assemblyman Troy Singleton joined with the South Jersey business community today to discuss about how the business community will follow through on the restoration of the reciprocity agreement between New Jersey and Pennsylvania that allows taxpayers to pay income tax in the state where they live, not where they work. Ending the agreement, which has been in effect for close to four decades, would have negatively impacted residents, businesses and their employees, and made filing income taxes more complicated.   

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Will teacher shortage impact NJ?

A classroom crisis could be on the horizon.

Around the country, schools are having trouble hiring teachers. Experienced professionals are leaving the classroom environment for other fields or choosing to retire early.

To add to the problem, fewer students are interested in pursuing the education profession after college than in years prior.

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