TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would provide spouses of military service members with a gross income tax credit, up to $500, for professional relicensing fees incurred upon relocating to New Jersey passed the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today.Read more
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Kristin M. Corrado that would expand the current pilot program to authorize grants to purchase and rehabilitate abandoned homes for homeless veterans advanced from the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today.Read more
A law being considered in New Jersey could pave way for public list of animal abusers.
Lawmakers are considering efforts to increase scrutiny over how municipalities utilize tax abatements to attract developers, a practice known as payments in lieu of taxes.Read more
That was then; this is now.
In January, Gov. Chris Christie pocket-vetoed a bill that would have created a statewide animal cruelty registry. The measure was among many Christie tackled as one of his last acts as governor. It obviously didn’t matter to him that the bill had been unanimously approved in both the Senate and Assembly.Read more
Singleton, Bateman Resolution To Establish 'Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day' In New Jersey Passes The Senate
TRENTON – A resolution sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Christopher Bateman to request the Governor to permanently designate June 4th as “Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day” in New Jersey passed the Senate today.Read more
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Steve Oroho that would designate High Point State Park as High Point Veterans’ State Park cleared the Senate Environment and Energy Committee today.Read more
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would require newborn infants to be screened for spinal muscular atrophy advanced from the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee today.Read more
TRENTON – Three pieces of legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Brian P. Stack that would allocate funds for projects supported by the Department of Environmental Protection and New Jersey Infrastructure Bank passed the Senate Environment and Energy Committee today.Read more
Would Require Cost-Benefit Analysis Before Local Tax Breaks Are Approved
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Brian Stack that would require a cost-benefit analysis before an application for a long term property tax exemption is approved by municipalities cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee yesterday. The analysis would provide information on the net impact on local revenue if tax breaks are granted for new development projects.Read more