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February 2, 2023

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Burlington County lawmakers Senator Troy Singleton and Assembly Members Dr. Herb Conaway and Carol Murphy are urging residents to sign up for the ANCHOR property tax relief program. The ANCHOR — the Affordable NJ Communities for Homeowners & Renters — program will ...

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ALLENTOWN, NJ — Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) will be holding his first Town Hall of the 118th Congress this week, his office announced on Monday.  Rep. Kim will be hosting the Town Hall — his 59th since taking office in 2019 — on Friday, January 27 at 6PM at Newell Elementary School, located at ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Unused liquor licenses could be more easily transferred as part of an economic redevelopment plan under new legislation sponsored by State Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington). The legislation, Senate Bill 3474, would establish procedures for municipalities to use to ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to support first-time homeowners, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday unanimously advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton and Vin Gopal that would establish the New Jersey First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Program. "It is ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Joe Biden signed a measure into law on Thursday to create a federal "Sami's Law" named after Samantha Josephson, a young woman from Robbinsville (Mercer County) who was tragically killed in 2019 by a South Carolina man posing as an Uber Driver.  The federal law, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Municipalities could soon have access to model ordinances to aid them in addressing warehouse expansion and construction under a bill passed by the Assembly Agriculture and Food Security Committee on Monday.  The bill (A4950) requires the State Planning Commission to prepare, adopt ...

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NEW JERSEY — Members of the military, their spouses and dependents can now use their valid out-of-state driver's licenses while temporarily stationed in New Jersey under a new law.  The measure, which is aimed at easing the relocation process for service members and their families, was ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – The New Jersey State Legislature is looking to get civically-minded young residents to lend their voice in a substantive way to the public policymaking democratic process.  The NJ Legislative Youth Council was created in January 2022 after a bi-partisan, unanimous vote by the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Andy Kim will be holding a telephone town hall this week to discuss his work in Congress and hear from constituents. The town hall will take place on Wednesday, December 14 at 6PM. According to a press release from his office, Kim will "discuss plans for ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bordentown Township has been awarded $152,000 as one of 29 municipalities that will receive a "Safe Streets to Transit" grant announced on Monday by Governor Phil Murphy. The program is one of three highlighted by Murphy in the current 2023 state budget that awards ...

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TRENTON, NJ — State Senators Troy Singleton and Linda Greenstein want to expand culpability requirements for unlawful firearms trafficking violations under a proposed law.  The legislation, Senate Bill 2159, known as the “Real Accountability for Consequences of Unlawful Trafficking of Firearms ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Jennifer Sciortino has a new role in the Murphy Administration, beginning today.  On Friday, Governor Phil Murphy announced that Sciortino, who has served as Mayor of Bordentown City since May 2021, will join the Governor's Office as Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Senator Linda Greenstein (D-Middlesex/Mercer) is pushing legislation that would require transportation network companies (TNC) such as Uber or Lyft to share information concerning a driver’s sexual misconduct history. The legislation, which is aimed at holding ride-sharing drivers ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — While Thanksgiving was celebrated on Thursday, many government offices and services are also closed on Friday in observance of the holiday. Wondering what is affected? TAPinto Bordentown has you covered!  Municipal offices in both Bordentown City and Bordentown Township will be ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Wondering how the Thanksgiving holiday affects government offices and garbage collection in Bordentown? TAPinto Bordentown has you covered!  Municipal offices in both Bordentown Township and Bordentown City will be closed on Thursday, November 24 as well as Friday, November ...

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CHARLESTON, SC — Assemblywoman Carol Murphy has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL). The NFWL voted on Monday during its annual conference in Charleston, SC to install Murphy, a Democrat who represents Bordentown and Fieldsboro in the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — In an effort to broaden the educator workforce, the Senate Education Committee approved legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) which would create a pathway to teaching for veterans in the state. The bill, S2764, sponsored by Senator Singleton, would ...

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FIELDSBORO, NJ — The historic White Hill Mansion in Fieldsboro has been awarded a $35,131 state grant from the New Jersey Historic Preservation Trust to support preservation efforts at the property that dates back to the Revolutionary War.  An affiliate of the New Jersey Department of Community ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) introduced the Access Business Credit (ABC) Act earlier this week to ease tax burdens for community banks to incentivize increased lending to small businesses. “As the only Member of Congress from New Jersey on the Small Business Committee, I am ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — New Jersey has become the sixth state in the nation to file suit against prominent “big oil,” claiming the companies have misled the public and hindered the ability to deal with the impacts of climate change. The lawsuit, filed by Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin, the New ...

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TRENTON, NJ – State Assemblywoman Carol Murphy (D-Mount Laurel) says that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis created a scheme that emulated human trafficking when he paid to fly documented migrants to Martha's Vineyard from Texas in September. Now, Murphy has introducing legislation, Assembly ...

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NEW JERSEY – The state's top lawmakers — Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin and Senate President Nick Scutari — today unveiled legislation that would establish New Jersey as the toughest in the nation when it comes to concealed-carry laws.  Scutari said that "New Jersey continues to be a leader ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bordentown Township is currently hiring.  The Township is currently seeking a Part-Time Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Coordinator.  The OEM Coordinator is responsible for and has experience in planning, activating, disseminating public information and ...

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TRENTON, NJ—  In recognition of the positive impact of apprenticeship programs in the State, the Senate Labor Committee last week advanced a resolution sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton which would designate the second week of November of each year as "National Apprenticeship Week in New ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Wondering how Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day will affect government offices and recycling and trash pick up in Bordentown? TAPinto Bordentown has you covered!  Municipal offices in both Bordentown Township and Bordentown City will be closed on Monday, October 10 in ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City received a diplomatic visit this week, as the French Ambassador to the United States was in town to see the City's "French Connection" for himself.  Ambassador Philippe Étienne, along with Jérémie Robert, the Consulate General of France in New York, and Ann ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A bill sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) to enhance the structural integrity of buildings in New Jersey advanced in the State Senate on Thursday.  The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee passed legislation sponsored by Singleton and Senator Linda ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to crack down on illegal gun sales, Senator Troy Singleton introduced legislation on Thursday to expand culpability requirements for unlawful firearms trafficking violations. "Approximately 80 percent of crime guns traced in New Jersey come from out of state. Firearms ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) introduced legislation on Thursday to authorize the impoundment of nuisance motor vehicles — commonly referred to as "boom cars." The bill, S-3047, which is also sponsored by Senators Nilsa Cruz-Perez (D-Camden/Gloucester) and James Beach ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Are you a Bordentown Township resident who is looking to have a bigger voice in the town's decision-making process?  The Township is currently seeking one resident volunteer to serve on the Township Planning Board. Training is required and provided. The position is not ...

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