Press Releases

Singleton Bill to Promote the Development of Recreational Youth Programs Advances

Trenton – In an effort to encourage the development of community sports and STEM programs for children, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to appropriate $10 million to establish a grant program in the Division of Housing and Community Resources.

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N​​JBPU Commits $180 Million to Schools and Women or Minority-Owned Businesses with Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Grants

TRENTON, NJ—April 18, 2023—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities today announced it has fully committed the $180 million budgeted for the School and Small Business Energy Efficiency Stimulus Program (SSBP), aimed at helping schools and small businesses reduce their water and energy consumption and improve indoor air quality for children and small businesses. The program is closed and no longer accepting applications.

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Governor Murphy Announces Nation’s First Environmental Justice Rules to Reduce Pollution in Vulnerable Communities

TRENTON – On the first day of Earth Week, Governor Phil Murphy today announced the final adoption of regulations to implement New Jersey’s landmark Environmental Justice (EJ) Law. The EJ Law and implementing rules are the first in the nation aimed at reducing pollution in historically overburdened communities and communities of color that have been subjected to a disproportionately high number of environmental and public health stressors.

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Establishing Opioid Recovery & Remediation Fund for Allocation of Settlement Funds to Address Opioid Crisis

Legislation Also Codifies Opioid Recovery and Remediation Advisory Council Previously Established by Executive Order No. 305 to Advise on Best Use of Funds

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Senator Singleton, Volunteers To Scrape Spotted Lanternfly Eggs At April Community Service Event

MOORESTOWN, NJ – For his April “Serve with Senator Singleton” event, State Senator Troy Singleton will partner with the Burlington County Parks System in an effort to eliminate Spotted Lanternfly eggs. The event will take place at Pennington Park, 801 Creek Road, Delanco on Saturday, April 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Singleton Bill to Expand Protections for Members of PFRS Advances

Trenton – In an effort to expand coverage for members of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS), the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to retain death and disability benefits for PFRS active members on official leave of absence due to federal or State active-duty orders.

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NJBIA, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Supporting Bill Removing Key Apprenticeship Program Requirements for Public Work Contracts

NJBIA and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters are supporting a new bipartisan bill that removes key registered apprenticeship program requirements currently needed to bid on public work contracts.

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Singleton, Beach Bill to Establish Program to Assist Small Businesses Advances

Trenton – In an effort provide further assistance to small, disadvantaged businesses, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and James Beach which would create a state business assistance program.

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Singleton Bill to Expand Affordable Housing Voucher Program Advances

Trenton – In an effort to increase access to homeownership in New Jersey, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would authorize the use of affordable housing voucher program funding for the purpose of homeownership expense assistance.

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Senator Singleton Collecting Children's Books To Celebrate National Reading Month

(MOORESTOWN) –In an effort to promote a love of reading, New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton kicked off a children’s book drive in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and National Reading Month.

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