Press Releases

Tax Change Needed To Level The Playing Field For Small Businesses, Minorities And Women In Cannabis Marketplace

ROSELAND, N.J. – On Feb. 22, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that legalized marijuana for adult recreational use, making New Jersey the first in the region and the 13th state in the nation to do so. That was step two in allowing cannabis sales to proceed in New Jersey. The final step will be adoption of the regulatory framework that will be drafted by the Cannabis Regulatory Commission.

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Governor Signs Law Setting Municipal Contributions For Non-Profit Hospitals

Trenton – The Governor today signed into law legislation sponsored by Senator Paul Sarlo, Senator Joe Cryan, Senator Joe Vitale and Senator Troy Singleton that will protect the non-profit status of hospitals while ensuring that they compensate their communities for municipal services.

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Singleton Bill To Establish ‘New Jersey Foreclosure Prevention Act’ Goes To The Governor

Trenton – In response to the State having had one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country in 2020, the Senate passed today legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would establish the “New Jersey Foreclosure Prevention Act” to directly assist those facing foreclosure.

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Resolution To Honor The New Jersey Army And Air National Guard Members Who Were Mobilized Following The Capitol Riot Advances

Trenton – In response to the deadly insurrection that took place at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021, the Senate today advanced a resolution sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Vin Gopal that would recognize the service of the New Jersey Army and Air National Guard members who were mobilized to Washington D.C.

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Senate Advances Singleton-Ruiz-Oroho Bills To Support The Development Of Minority-Owned And Rural Businesses

Trenton – In an effort to strengthen New Jersey’s economy, legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton, M. Teresa Ruiz and Steve Oroho aimed at supporting the development and growth of minority-owned and rural businesses across the state advanced from the Senate today.

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Sweeney-Singleton Bill Would Give Financial Lifeline To Direct Care Providers

Senate Approves Bill Allocating $180 Million to Help Providers to Survive Coronavirus Crisis

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Singleton: Comcast's Plan To Delay Data Cap Until 2022 Is A "Step In The Right Direction"

TRENTON - New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) today issued the following statement in response to Comcast announcing that it would once again delay its plan to implement a data cap for the Northeast region:

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Senate Approves Sweeney-Singleton Bill To Upgrade Water & Ventilation Systems

Trenton – The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that would help schools and small businesses in New Jersey upgrade their water and ventilation systems to protect the health of students, educators, customers and workers.

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Burlington County Library System To Mark Centennial Anniversary With Yearlong Celebration

WESTAMPTON – The Burlington County Library System is turning 100 this year and the Burlington County Board of County Commissioners and County Library Commission are planning a yearlong celebration highlighting its evolution, growth and achievements over the last century.

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Senate Panel Approves Sweeney-Singleton Bill To Upgrade Water & Ventilation Systems

Trenton – A Senate committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that would help schools and small businesses in New Jersey upgrade their water and ventilation systems to protect the health of students, educators, customers and workers.

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