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Singleton Bill On Municipal Tax Abatements Passes Committee

Trenton – In an effort to improve economic growth and development in distressed communities and neighborhoods, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee passed legislation today sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, which would require a cost-benefit analysis for any long-term tax exemptions. The analysis would provide information on the net impact on local revenue if tax breaks were granted for new development projects.

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Singleton Bill To Establish Black Heritage Trail Advances

Trenton – In an effort to highlight the impact Black history, heritage and culture has had on New Jersey, the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee advanced legislation today, sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish a Black Heritage Trail in New Jersey.

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Senator Singleton Partnering With Wreaths Across America For December Community Service Event

Moorestown, NJ - State Senator Troy Singleton will partner with Wreaths Across America for his December “Serve with Senator Singleton” event. The monthly community service event will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Beverly National Cemetery, 916 Bridgeboro Road, Beverly, NJ 08010.

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Water Quality And Transparency Bills Signed Into Law

Trenton – In an effort to improve transparency and accountability around water quality, a package of bills sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana, Linda Greenstein and Troy Singleton, which will update the “Water Quality Accountability Act” and disclose the existence of lead pipes on residential properties, were signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy.

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Singleton, Weinberg Legislation To Establish Prescription Drug Affordability Board Advances

Trenton – In an effort to better protect constituents from high prescription drug costs, the Senate Heath, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Loretta Weinberg that would establish the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to prevent high costs of prescription drug products.

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New Jersey Senate Committee Passes Bill To Save Appliance-Users Money And Reduce Pollution

TRENTON, NJ (November 8, 2021) — Today’s passage by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee sets up for a full floor vote New Jersey’s first legislative update to appliance energy standards in15 years.

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Singleton, Turner Bill To Improve Transparency Of Drug Utilization Review Board Signed Into Law

Trenton – To prevent pharmaceutical manufacturers from influencing the drug review process, legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Shirley Turner that would require public members of the New Jersey Drug Utilization Review Board to disclose benefits and financial ties with pharmaceutical companies was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy.

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Promoting Transparency On The New Jersey Drug Utilization Review Board

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (A-277/S-2035) that requires public members of the New Jersey Drug Utilization Review Board to submit disclosures of financial interests and involvement in pharmaceutical distributors, manufacturers, or benefits managers. The bill continues the Murphy Administration’s efforts to promote transparency and integrity in health care.

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Singleton, Pou Bill To Provide Prescription Drug Savings To Consumers Advances

Trenton – As part of a continued effort to reduce prescription drug costs, the Senate Budget Committee advanced legislation today sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Nellie Pou which would require carriers to pass on prescription drug savings to consumers.

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NJMVC Offers Knowledge Test Appointments At Rowan College At Burlington County On Oct. 23

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced it will be offering a limited number of driver knowledge tests by appointment at Rowan College at Burlington County on Saturday, Oct. 23. This initiative is an expansion of the pilot program that began at Passaic County Community College on Sept. 25, when the NJMVC first offered knowledge tests off-site.

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