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Mosquera, Benson & Singleton Bill Boosting Protections for Domestic Violence Victims Advanced by Senate Panel

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(TRENTON) -- Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera, Daniel R. Benson and Troy Singleton to increase protections for domestic violence victims by making sure local and state agencies are properly prepared to respond to critical incidents was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.

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Assembly Approves Democratic Measure to Tighten Mental Health Oversight for Gun Owners

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The General Assembly on Thursday approved a two-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt, Troy Singleton, Tim Eustace, Joseph Cryan, Jason O'Donnell, Annette Quijano, Charles Mainor and John McKeon to tighten mental health oversight for gun owners.

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

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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 approved 70-4-3 Thursday by the Assembly.

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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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"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 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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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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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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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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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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