Press Releases

Singleton-Zwicker Accessory Dwelling Unit Legislation Advances

Trenton – In an effort to create a more affordable housing stock, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Andrew Zwicker that would establish the framework for municipal zoning ordinances regarding accessory dwelling units.

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Madden-Singleton Legislation To Allocate Funds For Unemployment Compensation Advances

Trenton – The Senate Labor Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Fred Madden and Troy Singleton that would allocate sufficient funds to the unemployment compensation fund from federal government assistance and halt increases in employer unemployment taxes related to benefits paid during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

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Voter Accessibility And Election Rules Bills Approved by Senate Committee

Trenton – In an attempt to make voting more accessible and time efficient, the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism, and Historic Preservation Committee approved five bills that would change certain rules surrounding the electoral process.

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Senate Approves Key Affordability Bills

Singleton-Scutari Measures Would Reduce Property Taxes, Provide Financial Relief to Homeowners & Renters

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Singleton-Beach Legislation To Address The Opioid Epidemic Advances

Trenton - In an effort to further combat the growing epidemic of substance abuse, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator James Beach which would dedicate all current and future Opioid Settlement dollars solely to addiction services and ensure opioid antidotes are accessible to all residents.

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Senate Budget Committee Approves Affordability Bills

Singleton-Scutari Measures Would Reduce Property Taxes, Provide Financial Relief to Homeowners & Renters

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Veteran And Military Spouse Employment Bills Approved By Senate Committee

Trenton – In an effort to increase the employment of veterans and military spouses, the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today approved two bills that would expand tax credit programs.

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Senator Singleton & Assembly Majority Leader Greenwald Announce Upcoming Introduction Of Legislation To Protect Health Care Workers

“Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act” Would Increase Penalties for Threatening or Committing Violence Against Workers in Healthcare Facilities

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Governor Murphy Announces Foreclosure Prevention Funding To Support New Jersey Communities And Residents

TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy announced that $10 million in funding from the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) will be allocated to support New Jersey’s Foreclosure Prevention Act (P.L. 2021, c.34) program administered by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA). NJHMFA will use these funds to stabilize communities through supportive homeowner interventions and vacancy rehabilitation and sale, stemming the loss of single-family homes to rental property investment firms.

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Committee Advances Singleton Electric Utilities Bills

Trenton – The Senate Economic Growth Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would address energy resource distribution and installation through the Board of Public Utilities (BPU).

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