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Justice, Climate And Solar Advocates Release NJ Equitable Solar Policy Roadmap

Trenton, NJ  — Today, justice, climate and solar advocates were joined by state assembly representatives, the Mayor of Trenton and the President of the Board of Public Utilities at the state capitol to announce the New Jersey Equitable and Resilient Solar + Storage Policy Roadmap. The Roadmap outlines how New Jersey can help 250,000 low-income families go solar by 2030, and install 400 megawatts of storage with $125 million per year in state funding.

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Diegnan, Singleton Bills To Waive Licensing Fees For Veterans Clears Committee

Trenton – Two pieces of legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chair Troy Singleton, which would waive certain professional and occupational licensing fees, and commercial driver’s license fees for veterans and spouses of veterans’, cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today.

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Singleton, Kean Bill To Require Spinal Muscular Atrophy Screenings For Newborns Clears Committee

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, which would require newborn infants to be screened for spinal muscular atrophy, cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today.

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Garden State Equality: NJ Assembly Unanimously Advances Ban On Gay+Trans “Panic” Defense

Today, the New Jersey General Assembly advanced legislation to ban the gay and trans “panic” defense by a unanimous vote, setting New Jersey on the path to become the sixth state to prohibit the practice this year and the ninth in the nation.

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Singleton Partners With Wreaths Across America For December Community Service Event

Moorestown, NJ – In preparation for the holiday season, State Senator Troy Singleton will partner with Wreaths Across America for his December community service event. This monthly “Serve with Senator Singleton” event will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Beverly National Cemetery, 916 Bridgeboro Road, Beverly, NJ 08010.

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Clean Water Bills Approved By Senate Committees

Trenton – A series of clean water bills to address the lead contamination crisis and protect the state’s water quality gained the approval of two Senate committees today.  The four bills would require public water companies to make an inventory of lead service lines and develop a plan to replace them within 10 years, require schools to make water tests accessible, inform potential home buyers of lead pipes, and allow municipalities to better facilitate the replacement of lead pipes that serve residential properties.

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Singleton Calls For Crackdown On Employee Misclassification

Moorestown, NJ – Senator Troy Singleton today called on the Executive Branch of State Government to stop the rampant and widespread illegal abuse of workers in the construction industry through employee misclassification.

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Singleton & Zwicker Decry Attempt By Koch Industries To Deny 'Dark Money' Reform

Trenton – Senator Troy Singleton and Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker released the following statement today decrying the attempts by Koch Industries and the group it has bankrolled, Americans for Prosperity, for their attempts to prevent implementation of the “dark money” reform law:

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Clean Water Hearing Underscores Need For More Accountability & Transparency, Senators Say

Sweeney, Singleton & Greenstein Gauge Progress on the Water Quality Accountability Act

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Legislation Introduced To Support Providers Opting Out Of Title X Program

Trenton – Legislation (S-4103) sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, which would provide a supplemental appropriation of $9.5 million to the Department of Health for health care providers withdrawing from the federal Title X program, was introduced in the Senate yesterday.

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