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Cruz-Perez, Singleton Bill To Establish The ‘Main Street Assistance Program’ Advances

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Economic Growth Committee Chair Nilsa Cruz-Perez and Vice-Chair Troy Singleton, which would establish the “Main Street Assistance Program” within the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), advanced from the Senate Economic Growth Committee yesterday.

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Singleton, Weinberg Bill To Authorize The DEP To Designate ‘Burdened Communities’ Passes Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, which would authorize the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to designate an area within a municipality as a “burdened community,” passed the Senate Environment and Energy Committee.

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Greenstein, Singleton Bill To Establish ‘The NJ Battlefield To Boardroom Act’ Passes Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein and Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish “The New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act,” passed the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee today.

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Singleton Urges Action For Residents Receiving Federal Housing Assistance

MOORESTOWN — In response to the ongoing federal government shutdown, Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) today sent a letter to Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver urging state action on behalf of those residents who receive federal housing assistance. The text of the letter is below:

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Senator Singleton Calls On Governor, Attorney General To Take Action After USDOJ Ruling On Sports Betting

(MOORESTOWN)—In response to the recent decision by the United States Department of Justice regarding sports betting, Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) last week called on Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to take appropriate action to ensure that it does not hinder New Jersey’s sports wagering industry. The text of the letter is below:

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Singleton Bill To Set Standards For Boards Considering Applicants With Criminal History Records Passes Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Nia Gill, which would require certain standards for professional and occupational boards considering applicants with criminal history records, passed the Senate Commerce Committee.

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Senator Singleton To Host Community Service Project At Bordentown Senior Citizens Club

MOORESTOWN, NJ- In time for “National Senior Independence Month,” Senator Troy Singleton will partner with Bordentown Township for his February community service project. The “Serve with Senator Singleton” event will be held on Saturday, February 2 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at the Senior Citizens Club located at 3 Municipal Drive in Bordentown Township.

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Ruiz, Greenstein, Singleton Bill Package To Expand Inclusive Apprenticeship Programs Advances

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Senator Linda Greenstein and Senator Troy Singleton, which would expand apprenticeship programs, cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today.

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Singleton Bill To Make Information On Homeless Prevention Available Online Passes Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee Chair Troy Singleton, which would require the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to make information on homeless prevention programs and services available on its website, passed the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today.

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Singleton-Greenstein Bill Would Set Disclosure Requirements For Independent Advocacy Organizations

Will Provide ‘Greater Transparency Through Heightened Disclosure’

TRENTON – A Senate committee today approved legislation that would require independent advocacy committees to disclose their donors, bringing greater transparency to organizations that work to influence the political process. Sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Senator Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex), the bill, S-1500, would require the so-called “527” and “501(c)4” groups to make public their sources of contributions and expenditures.

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