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NJ Just Doubled Its Medical Marijuana Program. See Where The Six New Dispensaries Will Be.

After months of delays that exacerbated a marijuana supply shortagefor patients, New Jersey has now effectively doubled the size of its medical marijuana program.

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Homelessness Rises In NJ More Than Most Other States

WASHINGTON — The high cost of housing in New Jersey helped lead to a 10.1 percent increase in homelessness this year, the sixth biggest increase in the country.

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Bipartisan Bid To Help Small Businesses Avoid Trump Tax Hit

State lawmakers believe there’s a way to help small-business owners get around a Trump change to the federal tax code that hits them hard. It could benefit as many as 270,000 New Jerseyans.

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Singleton, Corrado Bill To Permit Health Care Professionals To Waive Copayments For Military Members Advances

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chair Troy Singleton and Senator Kristin M. Corrado that would permit certain healthcare professionals to waive copayments advanced from the Senate Military and Veteran’ Affairs Committee today.

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Decrying It As 'Policing For Profit,' Critics Want Reform Of NJ's Civil Asset Forfeiture

Cash, cars, boats, guns, big stuff, small stuff: Detractors say it’s all fair game for law enforcement in New Jersey even if the owners are never charged with a crime.

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Singleton Bill To Deny Financial Aid To Those Convicted For Hazing Passes Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would make a student ineligible for state financial aid upon a conviction for hazing passed the Senate Higher Education Committee today.

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No 401(K)? NJ Lawmakers Try To Give Private-Sector Workers Another Way To Save

For people working in companies that don’t offer retirement accounts, legislators want to set up a pathway to building a nest egg.

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NJ To Overhaul How It Tracks Police Force Following NJ.com Investigation

State law enforcement officials on Wednesday announced plans to overhaul the state’s broken system for monitoring police use of force in response to an NJ Advance Media investigation.

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NJ Lawmakers Advance Legislation To Help Workers Save For Retirement

The legislation, which is co-sponsored by Sens. Joseph Lagana, D-38th of Paramus, and Troy Singleton, D-7th of Palmyra, is being pushed by the AARP and other advocates as a critical anti-poverty measure that would ultimately save the state money and assist small businesses with employee recruitment and retention.

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Bucco/Oroho/Singleton Bill To Give Small Business Owners The Power To Cut Red Tape Passes Committee

Bipartisan bill would allow employers to challenge State Regulations that make it difficult to run a business in New Jersey

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