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"New Jobs for New Jersey Act" to Boost Job Opportunities for Unemployed Residents Gets Final Legislative Approval

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By a vote of 47-28-2, the General Assembly on Thursday granted final legislative approval to a bill sponsored by Assemblymen John Burzichelli, Troy Singleton, Wayne DeAngelo, Daniel Benson, Albert Coutinho and Ruben Ramos, Jr. to provide incentives for small businesses to hire unemployed residents.

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Assembly Approves Lampitt, Wagner, Mosquera, Spencer, Johnson & Singleton Measures Urging U.S. House to Act Swiftly to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

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The full Assembly on Thursday approved a measure sponsored by Assembly Democrats - Pamela Lampitt, Gabriela Mosquera, L. Grace Spencer, Gordon Johnson and Troy Singleton - condemning the House of Representatives for failing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and urging prompt action to reinstate the critical law.

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Assembly Panel Approves Singleton & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Expand Current Law Further Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

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(Trenton) - Aiming to increase protection of victims of domestic violence, an assembly panel approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton and Valerie Vainieri Huttle that would notify victims if changes have been made to restraining orders as well as when the defendant has been released from custody or released on bail. 

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Assembly Panel Advances Democratic Legislation to Safeguard Consumers from Credit Card Surcharges

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(Trenton) - Consumer protection legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gary S. Schaer, Vincent Prieto, Connie Wagner, Troy Singleton, Peter J. Barnes III, Daniel R. Benson and Angelica Jimenez to prohibit retail merchants from imposing surcharges on consumer credit card purchases was approved today by the Assembly Financial Institution and Insurance Committee. 

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Singleton, Burzichelli, Lampitt & Watson Coleman Bill to Help Ensure Actual Farmers Benefit from State Farmland Assessment Program Released by Assembly Panel

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(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, John Burzichelli, Pamela Lampitt and Bonnie Watson Coleman sponsored to revise the state's farmland assessment standards to ensure only actual farmers receive the benefit was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.

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Barnes & Singleton Bills Repealing Outdated State Laws & Eliminating Unneeded State Commissions and Boards Released by Assembly Panel

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(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Peter Barnes and Troy Singleton sponsored to repeal provisions of state law that are no longer relevant and eliminate unneeded state commissions and boards were released Thursday by an Assembly panel.

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Quijano, Ramos, Singleton, Jimenez & Watson Coleman "Anti-Big Brother Act" Gets Final Legislative Approval

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(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano, Ruben Ramos, Jr., Troy Singleton, Angelica Jimenez and Bonnie Watson Coleman to protect student privacy by increasing awareness of technology that can record and monitor their activities received final legislative approval on Thursday and now heads to the governor's desk. 

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Assembly Clears Singleton, Benson, Wilson, Fuentes & Quijano 'New Jersey Homeless Veterans Grant Program Act' Bill

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(TRENTON) -- The General Assembly recently approved legislation sponsored by Democrats Troy Singleton, Daniel R. Benson, Gilbert L. "Whip" Wilson, Angel Fuentes and Annette Quijano that would allow New Jersey residents to make a voluntary donation on their gross income tax return to support homeless veterans.

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Conaway & Singleton Welcome State Grant to Fund Safe Route for Edgewater Park School Children

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(TRENTON) -- Assemblymen Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. and Troy Singleton (both D-Burlington) on Wednesday welcomed a $113,000 state grant to fund a safe route for children heading to and from school in their legislative district town of Edgewater Park.

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Quijano, Ramos, Singleton, Jimenez & Watson Coleman "Anti-Big Brother Act" One Step Closer to Becoming Law

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(TRENTON) -- Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano, Ruben Ramos, Jr., Troy Singleton, Angelica Jimenez and Bonnie Watson Coleman to protect student privacy by increasing awareness of technology that can record and monitor their activities was approved 63-10-2 Monday by the full Assembly.

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