Press Releases

Democratic Legislation Inspired by Recent Death of Cinnaminson Firefighter Gains Panel Approval

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, John Wisniewski, Herb Conaway, Marlene Caride and Annette Quijano to help ensure medical coverage is not canceled abruptly for family members of deceased first responders was advanced by an Assembly panel on Thursday. The measure was inspired by the recent death of a Cinnaminson firefighter.

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Assembly Democratic Bill to Ensure Safety in Ride-Sharing Services Industry Advanced by Assembly Panel

Revised legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joseph Lagana, Troy Singleton, Charles Mainor, L. Grace Spencer, Raj Mukherji, John McKeon, Carmelo G. Garcia, Angelica Jimenez, Craig Coughlin and John Wisniewski aimed at protecting the safety of passengers who use Uber and similar ride-sharing services was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel. 

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Singleton, Tucker & Quijano Bill to Increase Allowance for Disabled Veterans Approved by Assembly Panel

An Assembly panel released legislation on Thursday sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Cleopatra Tucker, and Annette Quijano to provide an increase and annual adjustment in allowance paid to veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities. 

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Conaway, Singleton & Spencer Bill to Protect N.J. Drinking Water from Likely Carcinogen Released by Assembly Panel

Legislation Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway, M.D., Troy Singleton and L. Grace Spencer sponsored to protect New Jersey's drinking water from toxic contaminant was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.

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Gusciora, Singleton & Lagana Bill to Toughen Penalty for Crimes of Strangulation in Domestic Violence Cases Advances

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon), Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Joseph Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic) to raise the penalty for the crime of strangulation in domestic violence cases was released Monday by an Assembly panel.

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Andrzejczak & Singleton Bill to Help Provide Financial Stability to School Districts on Military Bases Heads to Governor

Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Bob Andrzejczak and Troy Singleton to help provide greater financial stability for school districts located on military bases or other operations controlled by the federal government was given final legislative approval on Monday.

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Singleton, Lampitt, Quijano & Pintor Marin Bill to Require State to Reveal Complete Property Tax Data Continues Advancing

 Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Pamela Lampitt, Annette Quijano and Elian Pintor Marin sponsored to require the state to annually post complete property tax data was approved 32-2 Monday by the Senate.
The bill comes after the Christie administration this year deleted property tax data traditionally found on the Department of Community Affairs web site. The information detailed Christie's cuts to property tax relief that have resulted in a net property tax increase of about 20 percent.

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Mazzeo, DeAngelo, Spencer, Singleton and McKeon Legislation Supporting Wind Energy Projects in NJ Clears Assembly Panel

An Assembly panel approved on Monday legislation sponsored by Assembly Dmeocrats Vincent Mazzeo, Wayne DeAngelo, L. Grace Spencer, Troy Singleton and John McKeon to encourage wind energy projects in New Jersey. 

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Singleton, Jasey & Lagana Bill to Encourage N.J. Colleges & Universities to Offer $10,000 Degree Programs Advanced by Assembly Panel

Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Mila Jasey and Joe Lagana sponsored to encourage New Jersey's colleges and universities to offer baccalaureate degree programs that cost no more than $10,000 in tuition and fees was advanced Monday by an Assembly panel.

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Chief Justice Forms Committee on Domestic Violence

Chief Justice Stuart Rabner has formed a committee to examine issues related to domestic violence cases in the New Jersey court system.

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