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Budget Committee Advances Lagana, Singleton, Turner Retirement Savings Plan

‘Secure Choice’ Would Provide Private Sector Employees Means for Retirement Security
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Ruiz, Singleton Bill Creating Pilot Program To Recruit Minority Men To Teach Clears Committee

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senate Education Chair M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish a pilot program to recruit men from disadvantaged or minority backgrounds to teach in public schools, was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today.

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Committee Advances Singleton, Addiego, Oroho Bill Package To Combat Surge In Foreclosures

Trenton – Today, a bill package sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee Chair Troy Singleton, Senator Dawn Marie Addiego and Senator Steve Oroho, which would tackle the surge in foreclosures and streamline the pending cases, was introduced into the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee. The bill package was also advanced out of the committee today.

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Bill Package Promoting Awareness Of Food Waste And Hunger Clears Committee

Trenton – A bill package sponsored by Senator Bob Smith, Senator Troy Singleton, Senator Richard Codey, Senator James Beach, Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez, Senator Vin Gopal, Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Senator Sandra B. Cunningham, Senator Joseph Cryan, and Senator Linda Greenstein, which would promote awareness of food waste and hunger, cleared the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today.

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Singleton, Oroho Bill To Prohibit Persons From Contracting With The State If Barred From Federal Contracts Passes Senate

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Steve Oroho, which would prohibit a person from contracting with the state for public work if they are barred from receiving a federal contract, passed the full Senate today.

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Rice, Singleton Bill To Diversify State's Investment Services Signed Into Law

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Ronald L. Rice and Senator Troy Singleton, which would to require the New Jersey Department of the Treasury’s Director of Investment to use the services of qualified minority and women owned (MWO) financial institutions, was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy.

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Cruz-Perez, Singleton Bill To Establish The ‘Main Street Assistance Program’ Advances

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Economic Growth Committee Chair Nilsa Cruz-Perez and Vice-Chair Troy Singleton, which would establish the “Main Street Assistance Program” within the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), advanced from the Senate Economic Growth Committee yesterday.

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Singleton, Weinberg Bill To Authorize The DEP To Designate ‘Burdened Communities’ Passes Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, which would authorize the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to designate an area within a municipality as a “burdened community,” passed the Senate Environment and Energy Committee.

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Greenstein, Singleton Bill To Establish ‘The NJ Battlefield To Boardroom Act’ Passes Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein and Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish “The New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act,” passed the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today.

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Singleton Urges Action For Residents Receiving Federal Housing Assistance

MOORESTOWN — In response to the ongoing federal government shutdown, Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) today sent a letter to Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver urging state action on behalf of those residents who receive federal housing assistance. The text of the letter is below:

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