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Singleton Bill To Require Newborns Be Screened For Spinal Muscular Atrophy Clears Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would require newborn infants to be screened for spinal muscular atrophy advanced from the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee today.

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Singleton, Sweeney, Stack Bills To Impact NJ Infrastructure Bank Advance

TRENTON – Three pieces of legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Brian P. Stack that would allocate funds for projects supported by the Department of Environmental Protection and New Jersey Infrastructure Bank passed the Senate Environment and Energy Committee today.

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Senate Committee Passes Singleton, Sweeney, Stack Bill On Municipal Tax Abatements

Would Require Cost-Benefit Analysis Before Local Tax Breaks Are Approved

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Brian Stack that would require a cost-benefit analysis before an application for a long term property tax exemption is approved by municipalities cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee yesterday. The analysis would provide information on the net impact on local revenue if tax breaks are granted for new development projects.

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Singleton, Bateman Bill To Ban Styrofoam Food Containers From Public Schools And Universities Clears Senate

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Christopher Bateman that would prohibit the sale of food and beverages in Styrofoam food containers by public schools and public institutions of higher education was voted out of the Senate today.

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Singleton Bill To Ban Declawing Of Cats Clears Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would prohibit surgically declawing cats and other animals cleared the Senate Economic Growth Committee today.

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Singleton Bill To Make National Guard Members Eligible For Certain Veterans' Benefits Clears Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chair Troy Singleton that would make New Jersey National Guard members who have been issued an NGB-22 form eligible for certain veterans’ benefits cleared the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today.

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Madden-Singleton-Beach-Sweeney Bill Would Create Animal Abuse Registry

New Jersey Would Be the Second State with a Public Database of Animal Abusers

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Fred Madden, Senator Troy Singleton, Senator Jim Beach and Senate President Steve Sweeney that would help prevent the mistreatment of animals by creating a statewide animal abuse registry was approved by a Senate committee today.

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Senator Troy Singleton To Partner With Local Fatherhood Organization For June Service Event

MOORESTOWN, NJ - In honor of Father’s Day in June, State Senator Troy Singleton will partner with UIH Family Partners to provide hands-on assistance with their Dress2Impress program, which is a part of their workforce and job development initiatives. The “Serve with Singleton” event will be held on Saturday, June 9th at 10:00 a.m. the UIH Satellite Office – Tabernacle Baptist Church, 150 E. Second Street in Burlington.

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Senator Singleton To Honor Deceased Veterans At Memorial Day Events Throughout Burlington County

TRENTON – To honor those who have died in active military service, Senate Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Senator Troy Singleton will be attending a number of Memorial Day events in Burlington County on Sunday and Monday.

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Singleton Bill To Change Hourly Reimbursement Rate For Personal Care Services Reimbursed By Medicaid Advances

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would make certain changes to hourly reimbursement rates for personal care services refunded by Medicaid was passed by the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee yesterday.

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