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TIP: Door Solicitors

In the technology age it seems that in-person scams have become almost unheard of. But recently, there have been reports of scammers going door-to-door tricking homeowners into inviting unwanted guests into their home. Specifically in Woodland Park, scammers are posing as utility workers claiming to check the water pressure. Many solicitors are legitimate salespeople, and […]

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TIP: Password Safety

Passwords are used for for nearly everything – banking, email, social media, shopping sites, paying bills – the list is endless.They unlock the world at the push of button. Some estimates say the average person has about 30 accounts requiring a password, so having a good password is vital to protecting your information. It is your first line of […]

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Response to Hurricane Harvey

It has been heartbreaking to watch the devastation of Hurricane Harvey unfold in Houston. 30 trillion gallons of water have fallen so far, leaving more 33% of Houston County submerged, and more rain is expected to come. The damage is sure to be expensive and far reaching, while the recovery will be complex and challenging. […]

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Rooney appointed to Homeland Security’s Public Safety Communications Commission

TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has been appointed to the statewide Public Safety Communications Commission which oversees the Office of Information Technology in the Department of Homeland Security and State Preparedness. As a member, he will work to implement legislation to assist first responders when needed. I’m grateful for this opportunity to help […]

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TIP: Unclaimed Property

For many people, it is not difficult to forget about a bank account they have not used in years or misplaced their state income tax check. This money does not simply disappear but is given to the state to hold on to after a certain amount of time has passed. New Jersey has an Unclaimed […]

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TIP: Charity Fraud and Scams 

Hurricane Harvey has become the most devastating natural distaster in history.  Estimates put the total cost of damage at $160 billion.  Unfortunately, natural disasters prompt charity fraud and scams to prey on the goodwill of those trying to help. If you are looking to make a donation to a charity there are a few key […]

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TIP: Lemon Laws

When life gives you lemons, you’re supposed to make lemonade… but it’s a different story when the Lemon is your car. A “Lemon” is a motor vehicle that has or develops defects that remain unresolved, or a vehicle that repeatedly fails to meet standards of quality and performance. The defect must substantially impair the use, value or safety of […]

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