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Turner, Singleton Bill To Pilot Restorative Justice Programs In Schools Becomes Law

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Shirley K. Turner and Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish the “Restorative Justice in Education Pilot Program,” was signed into law today.

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Governor Murphy Signs Sweeping Legislative Package To Combat Worker Misclassification And Exploitation

TRENTON – Acting on his commitment to support and uplift New Jersey workers, Governor Phil Murphy today signed a legislative package combatting worker misclassification and exploitation.

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Scutari, Singleton Bill To Provide Advocate In Criminal Cases Concerning The Welfare Of Animals Passes Senate

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari and Senator Troy Singleton, which would authorize the appointment of an advocate in court during certain criminal cases concerning the welfare of an animal, passed the Senate today.

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Singleton, Greenstein Bill To Revise Previous Provisions For Counseling Emergency Responders Passes Senate

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Linda Greenstein, which would revise the requirements to provide counseling and support services to emergency services personnel following a traumatic incident, passed the Senate.

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Sarlo-Singleton-Oroho Bill To Preserve Tax Deductibility Becomes Law

Trenton – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators Paul Sarlo (D-Bergen), Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Steve Oroho (R-Sussex) to preserve the federal deductibility of an estimated $35 billion in state income taxes for New Jersey’s small businesses and partnerships was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy today.

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Sweeney, Singleton Bill To Increase PFRS And SPRS Death Benefits To Surviving Children Signed Into Law

Trenton – Governor Phil Murphy signed into law today legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton which would increase the death benefit of an active member of the PFRS and SPRS to 50 percent of the final compensation for surviving children.

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Singleton, Kean Bill To Require Spinal Muscular Atrophy Screenings For Newborns Advances From Senate

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr., which would require newborn infants to be screened for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), advanced from the Senate today.

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Bipartisan Anti-Hazing Bill Clears Budget Committee

TRENTON – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators Kip Bateman, Troy Singleton and Linda Greenstein to crack down on hazing in colleges and schools was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. The bill, S-3150/S-3628, would increase penalties for hazing activities resulting in injury.

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Legislature Passes Sarlo-Singleton Bill To Restore Deductibility Of State Taxes For Small Business, LLCs

Modeled on Connecticut statute, bill is ‘IRS-proof’ because it restores entity-level payment system that was in place in NJ prior to 1993

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Senate Passes Singleton, Kean Bill To Require Spinal Muscular Atrophy Screenings For Newborns

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, which would require newborn infants to be screened for spinal muscular atrophy, passed the Senate today.

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