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New Jersey To Test Children For Lead Exposure Using Tougher CDC Standards

New Jersey’s lead-screening standards for children will soon be twice as strong — and tied to federal guidelines in the future — under a law signed by Gov. Chris Christie Monday.

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Singleton, Holley & Downey Bill to Help Homeless & Disabled Veterans Procure Affordable Housing Now Law

(TRENTON) - Assembly-approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Jamel Holley and Joann Downey to establish an affordable housing occupancy preference for homeless and disabled veterans in New Jersey was signed into law on Friday.

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Lagana, Singleton & Wisniewski Bill to Establish Standards for Ride-Hailing Companies Becomes Law

Legislation is Aimed at Protecting Consumers Via Insurance, Recordkeeping Requirements

Legislation Assemblymen Joseph Lagana, Troy Singleton and John Wisniewski sponsored to protect customers of Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services was signed into law on Friday.

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Christie Approves Legislation Regulating Uber, Lyft

TRENTON — New Jersey legislation to regulate ride-hailing businesses like Uber and Lyft is finally law. Gov. Chris Christie signed the much-debated bill on Friday, along with a companion piece eliminating the state's 7 percent sales tax paid by limousine operators. The ride-hailing law regulates companies like Uber, Lyft and Gett that use a digital network to connect riders and drivers.

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Singleton, Mukherji, Oliver, Muoio & Houghtaling Bill to Spur Creation of Small Businesses Signed Into Law

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Raj Mukherji, Sheila Oliver, Elizabeth Muoio and Eric Houghtaling to help spur the creation of small businesses and empower individuals with the tools to become self-sustaining entrepreneurs has been signed into law.

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Chris Christie Signs Bill To Stop Sandy-Related Foreclosures

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday aimed at preventing mortgage foreclosures on houses damaged by Superstorm Sandy but not before he derided lawmakers over the measure's wording and possible effects.

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Assembly Panel Advances McKeon, Singleton & Moriarty Bill Requiring Presidential & Vice Presidential Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns in Order to be Placed on NJ Ballot

An Assembly panel on Monday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John McKeon, Troy Singleton and Paul Moriarty to restore the tradition of transparency typically honored by presidential candidates by requiring any future presidential and vice presidential candidates to submit their tax returns to the State Division of Elections in order to run on New Jersey's ballot.

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Bullying Down, Violence Up In N.J. Schools, In Latest State Report

TRENTON -- New Jersey schools reported fewer bullying incidents for the fourth straight year in 2015-16, but violence in schools climbed to a five-year high, according to new state data. 

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OP-ED: Protecting Freedom Of The Press — Starting In Middle School

In this age of fake news, students can’t learn too soon to fight editorial censorship. At the Garden State Scholastic Press Association conference at Rutgers, a week before Halloween last year, Alfred P. Doblin, the editorial page editor of “The Record,” asked the student journalists whether any of them had faced censorship. Hands shot up.

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COMMENTARY: Property Taxes Are New Jersey’s Ugly Poster Child

When most people achieve a No. 1 ranking, it’s a cause for joy, accompanied by a feeling of pride and a license to bragging rights.

Unfortunately, New Jersey’s ironclad grip on the No. 1 property tax rate in the nation elicits none of these responses. Few issues, if any, evoke such a unanimous feeling of negativity. The refrain is familiar: “They’re too high,” followed by the increasingly popular, “I’m going to move out-of-state.”

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