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Conaway & Singleton Unveil Legislation to Reduce Known Carcinogen in NJ Drinking WaterLegislation Would Place Hard Limits on 1,2,3,-TCP in NJ Drinking Water
Assemblymen Herb Conaway, MD and Troy Singleton (both D- Burlington) unveiled legislation Friday that would establish safe maximum contaminant levels of 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (TCP), a known carcinogen, in New Jersey's drinking water.
"Federal and state agencies have found that TCP can cause cancer and serious health problems, but in New Jersey no safe standards have been established," said Conaway, Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee chair. "This legislation will help correct that. When New Jerseyans turn on the tap, they should be confident that their water is safe to drink."
Singleton, Mukherji & DeAngelo Bill to Create the "Task Force on Construction Industry Workplace Safety and Health" AdvancesLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Raj Mukherji and Wayne DeAngelo to create an independent panel within the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to assess current conditions and recommend improvements of workplace safety and health polices in the state's construction industry was released earlier this week by an Assembly panel.
"Construction work can be extremely dangerous work under improper conditions and without the proper policies in place to protect workers," said Singleton (D-Burlington). "The task force will help the state to focus its efforts on ensuring safe and fair conditions for all in the construction industry."
Singleton & Andrzejczak Legislation to Promote Locally-Grown Produce in Schools Clears PanelLegislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton and Sgt. Bob Andrzejczak sponsored to encourage schools to buy locally-sourced foods was approved by an Assembly panel.
"Local food is fresher, more nutritious and supports New Jersey farmers and their families, which means this legislation will fuel both young minds and local economies," said Singleton (D-Burlington). …
Singleton, Conaway, Andrzejczak, Mazzeo, Riley, Garcia & Mosquera Bill to Require Annual Report on State Workforce Advanced by Assembly PanelAn Assembly panel approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Bob Andrzejczak, Vincent Mazzeo, Celeste Riley, Carmelo Garcia, and Gabriela Mosquera to require the state Employment and Training Commission to prepare an annual report on the state's workforce.
"Staying on track with state workforce training and education programs is a critical component to getting more New Jerseyans back to work," Singleton (D-Burlington). "With a better idea of the skills which compose our workforce, we can attract more companies, more jobs suitable to the state's workforce needs."
Singleton Introduces Legislation to Overhaul Position of Lieutenant Governor
Bill Would Broaden LG Responsibilities, Increase Ethical Standards & Grant Tie-Breaking Power in SenateAssemblyman Troy Singleton has introduced legislation to revamp the role of lieutenant governor and broaden the responsibilities of the position to bring it more in line with other states and the vice presidency.
The bill (A-3866), introduced yesterday, would subject the lieutenant governor to existing laws governing recall and ethics requirements; give the position certain statutory duties and responsibilities; and establish annual compensation and an office budget for the position.
Singleton, Lampitt, Quijano and Pintor Marin Bill to Help Boost Suicide Prevention in Schools OK’d by Assembly PanelLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Pamela Lampitt, Annette Quijano and Eliana Pintor Marin that would better prepare teachers to help prevent student suicides was advanced by an Assembly panel on Monday.
"Effective suicide prevention among teens requires a full court press from the community," said Singleton (D-Burlington). "Teaching staff can help be our frontline guards in this battle because they are well placed to notice and act on any early signs of depression. Hopefully this enhanced training will help us avert many future tragedies."
Singleton, Lampitt, Quijano & Pintor Marin Bill to Require State to Reveal Complete Property Tax Data Annually Continues AdvancingBill Comes After Christie Deleted Data from Website that Highlights Net Property Tax Hike under His Watch
Assembly approved legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Pamela Lampitt, Annette Quijano and Elian Pintor Marin sponsored to require the state to annually post complete property tax data continued advancing on Monday.
"Hiding or deleting vital property tax information is not the right way to govern," said Singleton (D-Burlington)...
Democratic Bill to Promote Cost-Cutting Small Business Improvements Gets Panel OKLegislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway Jr., Paul Moriarty, Jerry Green, Pamela Lampitt and Vincent Mazzeo sponsored to facilitate cost-effective environmentally friendly improvements for small businesses was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel.
"Making their locations more energy efficient has the potential to save small businesses thousands of dollars each year," said Singleton (D-Burlington). "This legislation will go a long way toward helping to keep the costs of lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and other similar expenses at a minimum and increasing overall profitability for small businesses in New Jersey."