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Bill would let NJ residents sign up for no-gambling list without admitting problem

TRENTON — Those who want to stop themselves from being allowed to gamble in New Jersey would be able to without admit a gambling problem under legislation advanced by a Senate panel today.

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Lisa’s Law idled by Christie administration inaction

Gov. Chris Christie’s administration blew a deadline to complete a study on electronic monitoring of domestic violence offenders as part of the state’s proposed Lisa’s Law sponsored by Assemblyman Ronald Dancer, R-Ocean.

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Charter School Reform Bill Filed in New Jersey Legislature

A New Jersey lawmaker is attempting to rewrite the state's charter school laws to include another layer of oversight and more public input. Assemblyman Troy Singleton, a Democrat, introduced a bill last week that would create a statewide charter-authorizing board while establishing a framework to include public feedback in the charter-authorizing process.

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Reform Bill Could Reshape Landscape for Charter-School Approvals

Local say would be increased, single authority would weigh applications statewide

Long-awaited legislation that would rewrite the state’s charter school law, including a new proposal for easing the tug-of-war over local say in the application process, was introduced yesterday by state Assemblyman Troy Singleton.

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State to delay $400M in property tax relief

Thousands of senior citizens and the disabled will not be seeing any property tax relief this year despite the promise from the administration of Republican Gov. Chris Christie to deliver the money in August.

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Singleton seeks a fatherhood revival

For Assemblyman Troy Singleton, fatherhood matters.

The reasons are simple: Children in homes without fathers are four times more likely to live in poverty. They are more likely to commit crimes and go to prison. They are seven times more likely to become pregnant as a teenager. And they are twice as like to drop out of school.

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NJ Senate panel approves creating transportation infrastructure bank

TRENTON — With New Jersey’s main source of funding for transportation improvements nearly insolvent, state lawmakers are trying again to create a transportation infrastructure bank to help finance bridge and road repairs, and other major projects.

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N.J. lawmakers press state treasurer for details on budget shortfall (NorthJersey.com)

Governor Christie’s state treasurer appeared before lawmakers Wednesday for the first time since announcing an $807 million budget shortfall last week, but he offered no new information about how the Christie administration plans to close the gap in the final weeks of the state’s fiscal year.

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The rising political stars of New Jersey

"The Daily Rundown" with Chuck Todd on MSNBC this morning recognized Assemblyman Troy Singleton as someone to watch in NJ's political scene.

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New regulation for mammograms in NJ takes effect today (NJ.com)

Proud to have sponsored the legislation that made this possible. S-792/A-2022 requires insurers to cover breast evaluations and other additional medically necessary testing under certain circumstances and requires certain mammogram reports to contain information on breast density. - Assemblyman Troy Singleton

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