Press Releases

Gopal, Singleton, Sarlo, Greenstein Bill to Revise Laws Pertaining to Alcoholic Beverage Industry Advances

TRENTON – In an effort to update and revise laws governing the state’s manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced wide-ranging legislation sponsored by Senator Vin Gopal, Senator Troy Singleton, Senator Paul Sarlo and Senator Linda Greenstein that includes language meant to invigorate the craft brewery industry, as well as reform the state’s antiquated liquor licensing apparatus.

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Singleton, Greenstein Bill to Strengthen Structural Integrity Passes Senate

Trenton – In a move to enhance structural integrity, the Senate passed legislation today sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Linda Greenstein to strengthen the State Uniform Construction Code Act (UCCA) and “The Planned Real Estate Development Full Disclosure Act” (PREDFDA).

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Democrats Introduce Landmark Legislation to Expand Affordable Housing in New Jersey

Lopez, Singleton Bill Would Support Municipalities and Fill a Critical Housing Need in the State

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Singleton Bill to Require Insurance Coverage for Athletic Prosthetics Advances

Trenton – The Senate Commerce Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to require health benefits coverage for an additional orthotic or prosthetic appliance deemed necessary by the individual’s physician to facilitate engagement in physical and recreational activities.

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Singleton, Gopal Bill to Improve College Affordability Advances

Trenton – In an effort to make college more affordable, the Senate Education Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Vin Gopal which would remove expected family contributions from public colleges and universities’ calculation of financial need.

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Singleton, Beach Bill to Establish Program to Assist Small Businesses Clears Senate

Trenton – In an effort to provide further assistance to small, disadvantaged businesses, the Senate today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator James Beach which would create a State business assistance program.

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Senate Passes Pou Legislation Seeking to Curb Discriminatory Property Appraisals

TRENTON – In action meant to push back against discrimination in property appraisals, the Senate 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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Singleton Bill to Standardize School Discipline Practices and Prevent Discrimination Advances

Trenton – To ensure districts around the state are following best practices, the Senate Education Committee advanced legislation today sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would direct the Department of Education to develop guidelines concerning school discipline.

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Acting Governor Way Signs Pair of Bills to Support Small Businesses and Expand Economic Opportunity

TRENTON – Acting Governor Tahesha Way today signed two bills that build upon the Murphy Administration’s all-of-government approach to promoting the growth of small businesses and economic opportunity in New Jersey. The first bill (A3424/S1447) requires the New Jersey Department of Treasury, in partnership with the New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC), to host an “Annual Business Matchmaking Event” to connect small businesses with federal, state, and local government agencies and contractors. The second bill (A4751/S3400) requires the BAC to establish a mentorship program to match business entities with experience in particular areas with new or less experienced businesses seeking to learn from a mentor. Together, the pair of bills advance the mission and success of the BAC, with a crucial focus on the growth of minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses.

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Singleton Partnering With Farmers Against Hunger For Gleaning Event

(MOORESTOWN) – For his monthly “Serve with Senator Singleton” community service project, Senator Troy Singleton will be partnering with Farmers Against Hunger for a gleaning event at Specca Farms, 870 Jacksonville Mt Holly Road in Bordentown on Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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