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September 30, 2022

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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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Township Council unanimously adopted a proclamation to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month in the Township during its September 12 meeting. Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from September 15 through October 15 in the United States and celebrates the cultures, ...

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NEW JERSEY — A little bit of relief at the gas pump is coming for New Jersey motorists, with the state's gas tax set to decline by one cent per gallon beginning on October 1.  New Jersey State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio said that the gas tax reduction is triggered by a 2016 law that ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of the Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Administration returned a record $163 million in assets to rightful owners in Fiscal Year 2022, which concluded at the end of June. More than 200,000 new assets were reported to the State this year alone that are now ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representative Andy Kim (NJ-3) recently returned from a Congressional Delegation trip to Asia led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, where he met with members of the U.S. Armed Forces from New Jersey and businesses tied to the state. The congressman took time on Friday to speak ...

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MARLTON, NJ – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) will be holding a telephone town hall to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act that passed the House on Friday. The town hall will take place on Monday, August 15 at 5PM. "Congressman Kim will discuss how the bill will lower health and energy costs for ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey will be making a $45 million investment in creating a fleet of electric school buses and charging infrastructure under a new law sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) that Governor Phil Murphy recently enacted. The New Jersey Department of ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) has announced the completion of another capital improvement project in the Township.  The MUA recently finished a valve replacement project at the Ramblewood Sanitary Sewage Pumping Station, which began on July 11. The ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) voted on Friday to pass the Assault Weapons Ban of 2022.  The Assault Weapons Ban of 2022 would ban the sale and possession of high-capacity magazines and assault-style weapons and features. This legislation is based on the 1994 Assault Weapons ...

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) voted on Friday to pass two bills to protect women’s healthcare rights in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Roe v. Wade decision which reversed 50-years of precedent on reproductive freedom. “The Supreme Court’s recent ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) recently hosted a town hall with a national expert on women's health care to discuss the impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.  At the town hall held at the Mount ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-3) will be holding a town hall in Mount Laurel this week to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision to overturn Roe V. Wade.  The town hall will take place on Thursday, July 7 at 5:30PM at the Mount Laurel ...

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TRENTON, NJ — In an effort to ensure that individuals experiencing a mental health crisis are receiving adequate care, the State Senate on Wednesday unanimously advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Richard Codey that would establish a three-year Crisis Response ...

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TRENTON, NJ — In an effort to ensure the safety of firefighters throughout the State, the State Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Linda Greenstein that would mandate periodic cancer screenings for professional firefighters not ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act, a bipartisan package of legislation to strengthen and expand more than 30 critical programs that collectively support mental health care and substance use disorder ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — The ruling issued by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on Friday overturning Roe vs. Wade yielded swift responses from New Jersey elected officials and women's rights advocates.  The SCOTUS decision, written for the majority by Justice Samuel Alito, Jr., who ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ —The Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority has completed another sanitary sewer force main connection replacement project at the intersection of Marne Highway and Hartford Road. This work continues the replacements that Authority has been performing on piping connections to ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Legislation being pushed by Senator Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) to increase the annual allowance paid to veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities unanimously passed the State Senate on Thursday.  Senate bill 1569 (S-1536) would increase the annual ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Senate Economic Growth Committee unanimously advanced legislation on Monday sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would establish the "Biannual Business Matchmaker Initiative" program for small businesses. The bill, S1447, would require the Business Action Center to host ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Council proclaimed the observation of Juneteenth in the Township for Friday, June 17. The day serves to commemorate the freedom of those who had been enslaved in the United States. The proclamation was made during the Council's meeting on Monday, June 13.

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TRENTON, NJ — The Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority (MLMUA) could be awash with $8 million in state loans from Fiscal Year 2023 water infrastructure legislation that has been passed by the State Legislature and now awaits Governor Murphy's approval.  Under the New Jersey Environmental ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy wants New Jersey homeowners and renters to receive nearly $2 billion in direct tax relief this year and in the years moving forward. At a gathering in South Brunswick's municipal complex, Murphy declared "promises kept" as he unfurled his plan to provide ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Council proclaimed June 2022 as Pride Month in the Township during its Monday, June 13 meeting to celebrate the contributions the LGBTQ+ community has made on America's history and culture. Pride Month is celebrated every June in commemoration of the 1969 ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Township Municipal Utilities Authority (MLTMUA) is urging residents to be vigilant in the face of ever-growing scams. According to the MLTMUA, now, more than ever, utilities customers are being targeted by criminals via schemes that include door-to-door ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County website has a new look that’s easier for residents to navigate when searching for information about County programs, resources and news. The redesigned website (www.co.burlington.nj.us) launched on Wednesday and features a cleaner look, enhanced search ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) will be hosting a telephone town hall on Tuesday, May 31, at 5:00PM to discuss gun violence in the wake of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX. Rep. Kim will talk about federal efforts to prevent such tragedies, and what’s being ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would prohibit anyone convicted of criminal animal cruelty from owning a domestic animal and from working or volunteering at businesses involving animals. Nicknamed “Moose’s Law, after a Burlington County ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners helped greet U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg during his visit to Burlington County on Friday to learn how funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law will benefit local communities and small businesses. Congressman Andy Kim ...

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