Press Releases

Singleton, Speaker Prieto, DeAngelo, Lagana & Houghtaling Bill to Require Debt Affordability Study in Annual Debt Report Advances

Measure Aimed at Reducing State Debt, Restoring Credit Rating 

Legislation Assemblyman Troy Singleton, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblymen Wayne DeAngelo, Joseph Lagana and Eric Houghtaling sponsored to help keep debt levels affordable in New Jersey and restore the state's credit rating was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee.

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Singleton, Schaer, Benson, Eustace, Mosquera & Houghtaling Bill to Improve Reporting and Disclosure of State Tax Expenditures Clears Committee

Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Gary Schaer, Daniel R. Benson, Tim Eustace, Gabriela Mosquera and Eric Houghtaling sponsored to improve reporting and disclosure requirements on state tax expenditures to help better ensure that tax incentives yield the impact desired was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee. 

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Singleton, Holley & Downey Bill to Help Homeless & Disabled Veterans Procure Affordable Housing Continues Advancing

(TRENTON) - 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 was advanced Thursday by the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

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Singleton, Quijano, Caputo, Taliaferro, Green, Caride & Houghtaling Bill to Protect Sandy Victims Still Rebuilding from Costly Bureaucratic Setbacks Clears Senate Panel

(TRENTON) - Assembly approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Annette Quijano, Ralph Caputo and Adam Taliaferro to ensure the fairness of project deadlines, enhance transparency, and create foreclosure protections for Superstorm Sandy victims was advanced Thursday by the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

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Singleton, Lampitt, Quijano, Pintor Marin, Wimberly & Downey Bill Requiring State to Reveal Complete Property Tax Data Continues Advancing

(TRENTON) - Assembly approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Pamela Lampitt, Annette Quijano, Eliana Pintor Marin, Benjie Wimberly and Joann Downey to require the state to annually post complete property tax data was released Thursday by the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

The bill - approved by the Assembly in June - comes after the Christie administration last year deleted property tax data traditionally found on the Department of Community Affairs web site. The information detailed Christie's cuts to property tax relief that resulted in a net property tax increase of about 20 percent.

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Singleton, Vainieri Huttle & Mosquera Bill Package to Boost Domestic Violence Training for Law Enforcement Advances

An Assembly panel on Thursday advanced a bipartisan bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Gabriela Mosquera to enhance domestic violence training for all facets of law enforcement.

The first bill (A-2185), sponsored by Singleton and Vainieri Huttle, would establish mandatory domestic violence training for municipal prosecutors.

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Assembly Democratic Bill to Promote Equal Pay for Women Approved by Assembly Panel

Bill Sponsored by Downey, Lampitt, Schaer, Houghtaling, Benson, Singleton, Muoio & DeAngelo

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Pamela Lampitt, Gary Schaer, Eric Houghtaling, Dan Benson, Troy Singleton, Elizabeth Maher Muoio and Wayne DeAngelo to promote equal pay for women was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.

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Singleton & Pinkin Measure Urging Federal Lawmakers to Close ‘Terror Gap’ Clears Assembly Committee

Known or Suspected Terrorists Have 91 Percent Success Rate in Purchasing Guns from U.S. Dealers

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton and Nancy Pinkin urging federal lawmakers to act to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals recently was advanced by an Assembly committee.

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Singleton, Mosquera & Benson Sponsored 'Lisa's Law' to Electronically Monitor Domestic Violence Offenders Advances

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Gabriela Mosquera and Daniel Benson that would establish a pilot program for the electronic monitoring of domestic violence offenders in New Jersey was advanced by an Assembly panel on Thursday.

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Singleton, Egan & Taliaferro Bill to Bolster NJ's Prevailing Wage System Clears Assembly

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Joseph Egan and Adam Taliaferro to bolster New Jersey's prevailing wage system was approved, 68-2-2, by the Assembly on Thursday. 

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