Press Releases

Singleton-Scutari Resolution Condemns Anti-Semitism

Anti-hate resolution introduced on Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Singleton Calls On Congress To Expand Voting Rights

Trenton – In an effort to protect and defend the rights of voters, Senator Troy Singleton introduced SR-28, which would urge the United States Congress to adopt comprehensive voting rights legislation.

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Senate Committee Acts To Reduce Property Taxes, Provide Financial Relief To Homeowners & Renters

Singleton, Scutari Affordability Bills Are First to Move in New Session

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Murphy Administration Launches Development Of $1 Billion Water Infrastructure Investment Plan

DEP Seeks Input on Water Infrastructure Investment Plan (WIIP), Commences Virtual Engagement Sessions January 24 and 27 to Assess Needs and Set Priorities for Projects to be Funded by Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Continuing State Investments

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Campaign For A New Jersey Legislative Youth Council: Dougherty Establishes NJ’s First Legislative Youth Council

TRENTON – Governor Murphy signed legislation (A-4987/S-3164) that establishes a forum for New Jersey’s youth to advise the Legislature and all of its committees, commissions, and task forces on their needs, opinions, and welfare for all youth in New Jersey. The Council would identify and implement effective policies, programs, and services that the State could provide its youth.

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NJ Legislature Passes Critical Bill To Help Survivors Of Human Trafficking

TRENTON: It is a particularly poignant time of year for the NJ Senate to vote to pass a vital bill that survivors of human trafficking have been waiting for – the eve of Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The bill A5322 which just passed unanimously will allow survivors to vacate criminal convictions that resulted from the abuse and exploitation of their traffickers. Awareness Day is a highlight of January’s Human Trafficking Prevention Month and will now also mark the efforts of legislators, survivors, and advocates to pass legislation to make it possible for survivors to build lives after their ordeal of trafficking.

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Sweeney, Singleton: Cabinet-Level Department Needed To Promote Diversity And Equity In State Government

Senators also push legislation requiring NJ Division of Investment to expand pool to include ‘underrepresented’ investment advisers

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Singleton-Ruiz Housing Bills Pass Senate

Trenton – The Senate today passed two bills sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and M. Teresa Ruiz. The bills would modify standards for loans to sponsors for housing projects during a state of emergency and establish the “NJ Foreclosure Counseling Fund.”

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Ruiz, Beach, Singleton Bill Establishing Social Innovation Loan Guarantee Pilot Program Advances

Trenton – In an effort to encourage private investment in public health services, the Senate advanced legislation today sponsored by Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Senator James Beach and Senator Troy Singleton which would establish a five-year social innovation loan pilot program to allow for private investment into public health services.

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Singleton, Pou, Ruiz Housing Bills Advance

Trenton – The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today advanced three bills sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton, Nellie Pou and M. Teresa Ruiz. The bills would expand opportunities for minority owned businesses in low and moderate-income housing developments, modify standards for loans to sponsors for housing projects during a state of emergency and establish the “NJ Foreclosure Counseling Fund.”

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