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Singleton Bill To Protect Small Businesses That Received PPP Loans Advances

Trenton – In an effort to protect small businesses from additional taxes on their federal PPP loans, legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton would ensure forgiven loans are not subject to the New Jersey gross income tax. The bill advanced from the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today.

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‘Laura Wooten’s Law’ Requiring Civics in Middle School Clears Committee

Trenton – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Shirley Turner, Troy Singleton, M. Teresa Ruiz, and Linda Greenstein, which would require civics instruction in middle school.

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Ruiz Advances Bill Package To Increase Teacher Diversity

Trenton - Senate Education Chair M. Teresa Ruiz advanced a package of bills aimed at increasing diversity in the state’s education workforce, preventing teacher shortages and cultivating inclusive learning environments.

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Senate Committee Passes Singleton’s ‘New Jersey Foreclosure Prevention Act’

Trenton – With the threat of foreclosures looming in New Jersey and around the country, legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton would establish the “New Jersey Foreclosure Prevention Act” to directly assist those facing foreclosure. The bill was passed by the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

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Rice-Singleton Bill To Require Public Sector Institutions To Study Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Contracting Advances

Trenton – In an effort to address continued discrimination against minority-owned businesses, legislation sponsored by Senators Ronald Rice and Troy Singleton would require entities at every level of government to conduct studies of racial and ethnic disparities in public contracting. The bill advanced from the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee.

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Senate Committee Acts On Sweeney-Singleton Bill To Upgrade Water & Ventilation Systems

Trenton – A Senate committee today approved a bill sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that would help schools and small businesses in New Jersey upgrade their water and ventilation systems to better protect the health of students, educators, customers and workers.

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NJCPA Supports Legislation That Provides Tax Fairness To Cannabis Businesses

ROSELAND, N.J. – We are pleased to announce our support for legislation (S3240) introduced on Dec. 10 by Senator Troy Singleton (D-7) that would decouple cannabis businesses in New Jersey from Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 280E. New Jersey currently follows this federal rule which prohibits cannabis businesses from deducting business expenses.

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Singleton, Gopal, Codey Bill To Protect LGBTQI Community In Long-Term Care Facilities Passes Senate

Trenton – In an effort to protect the rights of LGBTQI seniors in long-term care facilities, the Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton, Vin Gopal and Richard Codey that would prohibit the discrimination of these residents in their facilities. The bill would also educate staff at these facilities on the rights of their residents.

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Senate Passes Singleton Bill To Make Dispensary Ownership More Accessible To Minorities, Women & Disabled Veterans

Trenton - In an effort to make minority ownership of medical cannabis dispensaries more accessible, the Senate today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton to remove certain restrictions on ownership.

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Senate Approves Legislation Setting Municipal Contributions For Non-Profit Hospitals

Sarlo/Cryan/Vitale/Singleton Bill Would Protect Non-Profit Status, Provide for Consistent Municipal Payments

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