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Senate Passes Singleton Bill To Expand LAD To Rental Of Certain Housing

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, which would expand provisions of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) to the rental of certain non-publicly assisted housing accommodations, passed the Senate today.

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Singleton Resolution Condemns HUD Proposal To Weaken Protections For Homeless Transgender Persons Clears Senate

Trenton – A resolution sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee Chair Senator Troy Singleton, which would condemn the US Department of Housing and Urban Development proposal to weaken protections for homeless transgender persons, cleared the Senate today.

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Senate Passes Singleton Bill To Establish Prescription Drug Pricing Disclosure Website

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, which would require the New Jersey State Board of Pharmacy to establish a prescription drug pricing disclosure website, passes the Senate.

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Senate Passes Singleton, Andrzejczak Bill To Help Some First Responders Receive Health Care Coverage

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Chair Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Bob Andrzejczak, which would permit the inclusion of volunteer firefighters and other emergency responders into the small employer health benefits plan statutes, passed the Senate today.

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Singleton Resolution Condemns HUD Proposal To Weaken Protections For Homeless Transgender Persons Clears Committee

Trenton – A resolution sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee Chair Senator Troy Singleton, which would condemn the US Department of Housing and Urban Development proposal to weaken protections for homeless transgender persons, cleared the Senate Urban and Community Affairs Committee today.

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‘Patient Protection Act’ Approved By Senate Committee

Singleton-Sweeney Bill Would Provide Transparency for Out-of-State Transfers and Referrals, Protect Against Surprise Billing

Trenton – Acting to protect patients and their families against unexpected costs for transfers to out-of-state health care facilities, a Senate committee today approved the “Patient Protection Act,” a bill sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate President Steve Sweeney requiring that patients are informed in advance of financial liabilities and care options.

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Singleton, Andrzejczak Bill To Help Some First Responders Receive Health Care Coverage Passed Committee

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Chair Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Bob Andrzejczak, which would permit the inclusion of volunteer firefighters and other emergency responders into the small employer health benefits plan statutes, passed the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today.

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Greenstein, Singleton Bill To Require State Agencies To Use A 20-Year Time Horizon To Measure The Effects Of Air-Pollutants Advances

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senate Environment and Energy Committee Vice-Chair Linda Greenstein and Senator Troy Singleton, which would require the state to use a 20-year time horizon and the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report to measure global warming impact of greenhouse gases advanced from the Senate Environment and Energy Committee.

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Governor Signs Bill Package Promoting Awareness Of Food Waste And Hunger

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 will promote awareness of food waste and hunger, was signed into law today.

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Singleton, Codey, Vitale Bill To Protect The Rights Of LGBTQI Residents In Long-Term Care Facilities Passed Committee

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senator Richard Codey and Senator Joseph Vitale, which would establish requirements concerning the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, and intersex residents in long-term care facilities, passed the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee today.

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