Singleton, Pou Bill To Provide Prescription Drug Savings To Consumers Advances
Trenton – As part of a continued effort to make New Jersey more affordable, the Senate Commerce 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.
New Jersey Elected Officials And Climate & Clean Energy Advocates Highlight New Jersey’s Community Solar Program And Call For Federal Investments In Clean Energy Jobs And Reduced Energy Costs
Participants Thank Rep. Andy Kim for his Commitment to Climate Action and Urge Senators to Pass Important Climate, Clean Energy, and Jobs Investments
Singleton Legislation To Address The Opioid Epidemic Advances
Trenton - In an effort to further combat the growing epidemic of substance abuse, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would dedicate all current and future Opioid Settlement dollars solely to addiction services and ensure opioid antidotes are accessible to all residents.
Burlington County Opening Four Additional Vaccination Sites
WESTAMPTON – The Burlington County Health Department is opening four COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Pemberton, Palmyra, Evesham and Bordentown as part of its continuing push to ensure vaccine and boosters are accessible to all local residents.
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.
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
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.
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.