Press Releases

Greenstein, Singleton Legislation To Establish Statewide Police Licensing Program Advances

Trenton – In an effort to ensure all police officers are meeting qualifications, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein and Senator Troy Singleton that would require the Police Training Commission to establish and implement a statewide police-licensing program.

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Singleton Legislation To Establish Matchmaker Program For Small Businesses Advances

Trenton – The Senate Economic Growth Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would establish the “Biannual Business Matchmaker Initiative” program for small businesses.

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Greenstein, Singleton Bill To Provide Tax Credits To Low Carbon Concrete Manufacturers Advances

Trenton – In an effort to encourage the use of low carbon concrete throughout the state, the Senate Environment and Energy Committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein and Senator Troy Singleton that would provide corporation business tax (CBT) credits and gross income tax (GIT) credits to concrete manufacturers that deliver certain forms of concrete associated with reduced greenhouse gas emissions for State-funded construction and improvement projects that require the use of 50 or more cubic yards of concrete.

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Committee Passes Singleton Economic Stress Test Legislation

Trenton – The Senate Economic Growth Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would require stress testing on the State’s ability to provide services in various economic conditions.

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New Bills Requiring Public Disclosure By Independent Election Spenders Would Benefit Voters

State Senators Troy Singleton (D-7, Burlington) and Joseph P. Cryan (D-20, Union) have separately introduced legislation that would require independent groups to disclose their financial activity in New Jersey elections.

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State Of Affairs Examines Climate Change And Making New Jersey More Affordable

Steve Adubato sits down with Sen. Troy Singleton (D) – NJ, Senate Majority Whip, to discuss clean water, climate change, making NJ more affordable, and the January 6th Capitol riots.

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Committee Advances Singleton, Oroho Bill To Qualify Volunteer Emergency Responders For Small Employer Health Benefit Plans

Trenton – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee advanced bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Steven Oroho (R- Morris/Sussex/Warren) would permit a municipality to include volunteer firefighters and other emergency responders within the municipal eligible employee group under the small employer health benefits plan statutes.

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Legislation Seeking To Curb Discriminatory Property Appraisals Passes Community, Urban Affairs Committee

TRENTON – In an effort to combat discrimination in property appraisals, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee advanced the “Fair Appraisals Act.” The legislation sponsored by Senator Nellie Pou and Senator Troy Singleton would prohibit appraisal professionals from discriminating against individuals on the basis of the actual or perceived race, creed, color, national origin or other characteristic listed pursuant to the “Law Against Discrimination” during the appraisal process of a residential property.

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‘Moose’s Law’ Passes Senate

Trenton – The Senate today approved legislation that would prohibit anyone convicted of criminal animal cruelty from owning a domestic animal and from working or volunteering at businesses involving animals. Nicknamed “Moose’s Law, after a Burlington County dog that was stolen and killed after being left in a hot car, is sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate President Nick Scutari.

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation Assisting Veteran-Owned Businesses

Trenton – In an effort to promote and support veteran-owned businesses, the Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Steve Oroho (R-Morris/Sussex/Warren) that would revise the “Set-Aside Act for Disabled Veterans’ Businesses.”

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