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62 State Lawmakers Join Rooney Urging VP Pence to Get Argentine Company to Pay for $1.3 Billion Passaic River Cleanup

TRENTON, NJ. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney is asking Vice President Michael Pence and President Mauricio Macri of Argentina to work together to urge Argentinian oil company YPF SA to honor its Superfund obligation to remediate the Passaic River. Rooney sent separate letters to Pence and Macri, which were signed by 62 additional Republican and […]

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TIP: Tax Assessor Scam

A new scam has been discovered in the North Jersey area. The scammers have been targeting residents and stating that their tax bill has not been paid. At that point, the caller will say that the problem can be solved if the resident gives their credit card information. For most residents, when there is any […]

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TIP: The Hazards of Charging Phone & Tablet

A new study shows 53 percent of children and teens charge their cellphones and tablets under a bed or pillow. This can cause a high risk of fires. Officials warned that leaving your device in these locations could be extremely dangerous because the heat generated from the charger cannot dissipate. Therefore, the charger can overheat […]

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Rooney introduces E-ZPass bills to protect New Jersey drivers

TRENTON, NJ. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has introduced a package of pro-commuter bills protecting New Jersey’s E-ZPass customers who use New York’s bridges and tunnels from being overcharged. The legislation is in response to a recent AAA study that found drivers who purchased E-ZPass tags from out of state agencies are being charged the cash […]

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TIP: EZPasses and “Discount Deception”

If your frequently drive in New York – your toll bill may be higher than you thought.   New York / New Jersey crossings operated by MTA offer an EZPass discount – but only if it was issued by a New York agency.  If your EZPass was issued by the NJTA or the SJTA, you are charged […]

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