Press Releases

Singleton Bill To Establish 'New Jersey Foreclosure Prevention Act' Clears Committee

Trenton – In response to the job layoffs and decreased income for New Jerseyans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Senate Budget Committee today passed 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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Singleton, Pou Bill To Create Pilot Program For Water Apprenticeships Clears Committee

Trenton – In an effort to strengthen the shrinking water workforce, the Senate Labor Committee passed legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Nellie Pou which would establish the Water Apprenticeship, Training and Employment Resources Pilot Program the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD).

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Resolution Honoring The Service Members Who 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 Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee 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 sent to Washington D.C. following the attack.

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Sweeney & Singleton Want To Get Financial Lifeline To Direct Care Providers

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

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Singleton Bill To Improve Transparency Of Drug Utilization Review Board Passes Committee

Trenton – To prevent pharmaceutical manufacturers from influencing the drug review process, today the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee passed legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would require public members of the New Jersey Drug Utilization Review Board to disclose benefits and financial ties with pharmaceutical companies.

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Singleton Legislation To Prevent Predatory Foreclosure Investments Advances

Trenton­ – The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would protect homeowners in foreclosure from an excessively low intervening offer.

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Senate Advances Legislation To Promote Assistance Programs, Track Utility Shut Offs, And Fees

Trenton - Legislation sponsored by Senate President Pro Tempore M. Teresa Ruiz, Senator Troy Singleton, and Senator Shirley Turner, to promote utility financial assistance programs and increase data collection and transparency surrounding public utilities, passed the Senate today.

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‘Laura Wooten’s Law’ Requiring Civics In Middle School Advances

Trenton – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, the Senate today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Shirley Turner, Troy Singleton, M. Teresa Ruiz, and Linda Greenstein, which would require civics instruction in middle school.

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Scutari, Singleton, Cunningham Legislation To Expand Drug Court Passes Senate

Trenton – The Senate passed legislation today sponsored by Senators Nicholas P. Scutari, Troy Singleton and Sandra Cunningham expanding eligibility, procedures, and post-program relief for certain drug-or-alcohol dependent people who are sentenced to special probation, requiring individuals to attend addiction treatment programs.

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Singleton-Ruiz Bill To Support The Development Of Minority-Owned Businesses Passes Senate

Trenton – In an effort to foster the growth of minority-owned businesses around the state, the Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and M. Teresa Ruiz aimed at supporting their development.

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