Senator / Moorestown, NJ
Senator Troy Singleton has devoted his life to public service in government, political, and policy posts at all levels. His rapid rise to the highest levels of management in the New Jersey Legislature and as an elected official is a testament to his widely praised talent for assessing, developing, and implementing clear and pragmatic responses to major public policy challenges. In 2011, he was elected to his first term in the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the over 220,000 residents of the 7th Legislative District. Senator Singleton was elected to the New Jersey State Senate in November 2017 and currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee, Vice Chairman of the Senate Economic Growth Committee, and as a member of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, and Judiciary Committee.
During his time serving in the legislature, Senator Singleton had a significant number of proposals signed into law. His primary focus is on job creation, economic development, domestic violence prevention and expanding educational opportunities for the children of the state of New Jersey. As such, Senator Singleton has received numerous awards for his public service and legislative acumen from business, education civic, labor and non-profit organizations.
Troy Singleton’s Ideas
Problem It is often challenging for local government to balance the need to repurpose blighted or abandoned lots into taxable property, while ensuring an open and transparent process for their approval and scrutiny. Solution Assemblymember Troy Singleton has advocated for a transparent process for tax abatements that ensures that those […]
Problem Too often local government lacks an easy outlet for constituents to weigh in on policies that directly affect them. Not having this resource for citizens to get engaged in current legislation hinders the public’s trust in government. Solution Assemblymember Troy Singleton established an online tool, called Citizen Co-Sponsor, to […]
Smart Government | Troy Singleton | Senator | Moorestown, NJ
Problem The problem is that there is an existing gap between labor and the skills needed to fill positions across various industries. According to McKinsey and Company, 40% of American employers say they cannot find people with the skills they need for entry-level jobs; 60% of American employers say […]
Jobs and Entrepreneurship | Troy Singleton | Senator | Moorestown, NJ
Problem Veterans have a higher unemployment rate than the broader labor market. The idea that veterans come home and have trouble finding long-term employment is unacceptable. Solution My proposal utilizes our tax code to encourage employers to provide work opportunities to those who have honorably served our country. The NJ […]
Problem New technology has yielded a modern economy that allows greater flexibility for independent contractors, but because many of their jobs do not come with health insurance, retirement plans or paid leave, these workers are more vulnerable than many of their counterparts in the traditional workforce. Solution This proposal focuses […]
Safety Net | Troy Singleton | Senator | Moorestown, NJ