The state Senate today passed a bill forcing the Christie administration to restore property tax information that it removed from a state website last year.Read more
New Jersey lawmakers have approved legislation intended to help school districts with large populations of students from military families.Read more
Gusciora, Singleton & Lagana Bill to Toughen Penalty for Crimes of Strangulation in Domestic Violence Cases Advances
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon), Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Joseph Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic) to raise the penalty for the crime of strangulation in domestic violence cases was released Monday by an Assembly panel.Read more
Andrzejczak & Singleton Bill to Help Provide Financial Stability to School Districts on Military Bases Heads to Governor
Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Bob Andrzejczak and Troy Singleton to help provide greater financial stability for school districts located on military bases or other operations controlled by the federal government was given final legislative approval on Monday.Read more
Singleton, Lampitt, Quijano & Pintor Marin Bill to Require State to Reveal Complete Property Tax Data Continues Advancing
Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Pamela Lampitt, Annette Quijano and Elian Pintor Marin sponsored to require the state to annually post complete property tax data was approved 32-2 Monday by the Senate.
The bill comes after the Christie administration this year deleted property tax data traditionally found on the Department of Community Affairs web site. The information detailed Christie's cuts to property tax relief that have resulted in a net property tax increase of about 20 percent.
A bill aimed at helping small businesses go green passed the Assembly in Trenton on Monday.Read more
So just how are those doctors able to charge so much? Stakeholders point to a 20-year-old state law that was meant as a consumer protection. The regulation says that, for someone in an emergency situation, patients who have no control over where they are treated and who treats them are protected from paying out-of-network costs.Read more
A bill encouraging New Jersey’s colleges and universities to offer baccalaureate degree programs that cost no more than $10,000 in tuition and fees was approved Monday by the Higher Education Committee.Read more
Despite an ongoing traffic enforcement blitz, Route 130 has not been able to shed its label as New Jersey's most dangerous road for pedestrians.Read more
Mazzeo, DeAngelo, Spencer, Singleton and McKeon Legislation Supporting Wind Energy Projects in NJ Clears Assembly Panel
An Assembly panel approved on Monday legislation sponsored by Assembly Dmeocrats Vincent Mazzeo, Wayne DeAngelo, L. Grace Spencer, Troy Singleton and John McKeon to encourage wind energy projects in New Jersey.Read more