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Senate Bill Promotes ‘Responsible Investments’

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton that promotes a “Responsible Contractor Policy” to ensure that contractors, investors, managers and consultants selected by the state’s retirement system make investments that support fair wages and benefits for workers was approved by the Senate today.

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Singleton Introduces Bill To Provide Financial Relief For Costs Incurred During Remote Learning

Trenton – Senator Troy Singleton introduced legislation today that would provide gross income tax credits to cover education and child care costs incurred by families who have children learning remotely at home.

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Singleton Introduces Bill To Provide Financial Assistance To Child Care Industry

Trenton – In an effort to aid the child care industry and support families faced with remote learning, Senator Troy Singleton introduced legislation to provide $50 million to child care facilities for expenses related to providing additional hours of care to school aged children during the 2020-2021 school year.

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Legislation Sets 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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Singleton-Gopal Bill To Assist Disabled Veterans Passes Committee

Trenton – The Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee passed legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Vin Gopal to extend the property taxes rebate offered to disabled veterans to those renting homes or apartments.

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Singleton-Cryan Bill To Streamline Government Construction Projects Clears Committee

Trenton – In an effort to lower the cost of public construction projects, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today passed legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Joe Cryan to authorize design-build construction services and procurement.

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Cryan-Singleton Bill Would Enhance Foreclosure Assistance

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Cryan and Senator Troy Singleton promoting the use of a mediation program to prevent foreclosures was approved by the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today.

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As Governor Murphy Signed Strongest Environmental Justice Bill Into Law, He Also Spoke Of Desire To Sign “The People’s Bill” Into Law

(East Orange, NJ) – Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed bill A-2212/S-232 into law, an environmental justice bill that would make New Jersey a leader in environmental responsibility. During the bill signing ceremony, Governor Phil Murphy, elected officials, and advocates present also used their platform to mention the importance of another significant bill that would make New Jersey a leader amongst states in the country:”The People’s Bill”.

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Governor Signs Bucco/Singleton Bill Saving Jobs And Taxpayer Money

TRENTON – Bipartisan legislation providing protections for school employees covered by an existing collective bargaining agreement was signed into law today.

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

Trenton – In an effort to protect the rights of LGBTQI seniors in long-term care facilities, Senators Troy Singleton and Vin Gopal sponsored legislation to prohibit the discrimination of these residents in their facilities. The bill would also educate these facilities on the rights of their residents. This legislation passed the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

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