Singleton Partnering With Literacy NJ For Community Service Project In Riverside
MOORESTOWN – In honor of June being National Immigrant Heritage Month, Senator Troy Singleton is planning a community service project in partnership with Riverside Township and with Literacy NJ to help their “English as a Second Language” students practice the English language. The “Serve with Senator Singleton event” will take place on Saturday June 11 from 10am to 12pm at Spring Garden Park in Riverside.
Senate Law And Public Safety Committee Advances Police Reform Legislation
Trenton – Yesterday the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee advanced four police reform bills that would assist officers responding to mental health emergencies, provide critical information for first responders aiding individuals with special needs, fund a program to encourage more minority law enforcement applicants and require cultural diversity and implicit bias training for all officers.
Committee Advances Singleton Mortgage Tax Credit Bill
Trenton – In an effort to make homeownership more affordable, the Senate Commerce Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would provide a refundable gross income tax credit for early principal payments on certain home mortgages.
Committee Advances Singleton-Madden ‘Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act’
Trenton – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Fred Madden that would establish the “Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act,” expanding protections for healthcare workers who are subjected to workplace violence.
Singleton-Ruiz “New Jersey American Dream Act” Advances
Trenton – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and M. Teresa Ruiz that would establish the “New Jersey American Dream Act” and appropriate $25 million to provide financial assistance for certain low- and moderate-income households for the purpose of homeownership.
Committee Advances Singleton Mixed-Use Development Legislation
Trenton – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would authorize conversion of certain office parks and retail centers into mixed-use developments.
Rowan College At Burlington County Joins The Burlington County Stigma-Free County Initiative
MOUNT LAUREL – Rowan College at Burlington County, New Jersey’s top-ranked community college, is going stigma-free.
South Jersey Legislators Seek Clarification From Acting AG On Off Duty Police Cannabis Use
Trenton – Several South Jersey legislators, including Senators Singleton, Cruz-Perez and Beach and Assemblymembers Murphy, Greenwald, Lampitt, Moen and Moriarty, sent the following letter today to Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin seeking clarification on his recent memo pertaining to the use of cannabis by off-duty police officers. The text of the letter is below:
Singleton Seeks Volunteers To Help Prepare the Burlington Twp Community Gardens
BURLINGTON TWP – In honor of May being “Gifts from the Garden Month,” Senator Troy Singleton will partner with the Burlington Township Green Team and Burlington Township Food Pantry to help prepare their Community Garden for the spring and summer planting seasons. The “Serve with Senator Singleton” event will be held at the Community Garden, which is located at 1727 Columbus Road, Burlington on Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ruiz-Singleton Laud Enactment Of Their Legislation To Recruit Minority Male Teachers
Trenton – Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz (D- Essex) and Senate Majority Whip Troy Singleton (D- Burlington) issued the following statement today after the announcement of the New Jersey Department of Education and Rowan University’s ‘Men of Color Hope Achievers’ partnership program, which implements legislation they spearheaded in the 2018-2019 Legislative Session: