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Singleton, Cruz-Perez Bill To Improve EDA Transparency Passes Senate

TRENTON  – Legislation to require the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to publish information related to financial assistance offered in response to a public emergency passed the Senate. The bill is sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez.

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Singleton Bill To Protect Students From Losing Financial Aid Passed Senate

TRENTON – Factoring in private scholarships when determining financial aid would be prohibited by legislation passed by the Senate today. The bill is sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton.

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Senate Advances Police Reform Bill Package

Trenton – In response to national protests calling for an end to racial discrimination and police brutality, the Senate approved a package of bills today to create more equitable policing and reduce racial bias in law enforcement.

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Singleton, Gopal, Scutari Bill To Ease Financial Burdens On Local Governments During COVID-19 Advances

Bill allows counties, municipalities to borrow to cover shortfalls resulting from pandemic through issuance of ‘coronavirus relief bonds’

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Singleton Introduces Bill Package To Support The Development Of Minority-Owned Businesses

TRENTON – Senator Troy Singleton introduced a package of new legislation today which would support the development and growth of minority and women-owned businesses in New Jersey.

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Singleton, Rice Bill To Promote Clean Energy In Overburdened Communities Clears Committee

Trenton - In order to ensure that underserved communities have equitable access to clean energy, the Senate Environment Committee passed legislation today that would establish an Office of Clean Energy Equity within the Board of Public Utilities (BPU). The bill is sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Ronald Rice.

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Singleton Bill To Establish ‘Fair Chance in Housing Act’ Clears Committee

Trenton – Legislation, which would establish the “Fair Chance in Housing Act” and would provide certain housing rights for people with criminal records, clears the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today. The bill is sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Chair Senator Troy Singleton.

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Singleton Bill Assisting Ex-Offenders In Finding Employment Clears The Senate

Trenton – Legislation that would help former offenders enter the workforce cleared the Senate today. The bill is sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton.

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‘Moose’s Law’ Approved By The Senate

Trenton – Legislation that would prohibit anyone convicted of criminal animal cruelty from owning a domestic animal and from working or volunteering at businesses involving animals, was approved by the Senate today. Nicknamed “Moose’s Law, after a Burlington County dog that was stolen and killed after being left in a hot car, is sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Christopher Bateman.

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Senate Advances Singleton, Weinberg Environmental Justice Bill

Trenton – The Senate advanced legislation today that authorizes the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to evaluate the environmental and public health impacts of certain polluting facilities on “overburdened communities” when reviewing permit applications. The bill is sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen.)

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