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Gov. Signs Rooney’s Mental Health Awareness Resolution

TRENTON, NJ– Gov. Christie today signed a joint resolution (SJR62/AJR96) sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney designating the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month. “Treatment for mental illness can be effective and achieving victory over this condition is possible, yet a significant percentage of people do not receive help,” said Rooney (R-Bergen). “This […]

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TIP: Online Rental Scams

When looking to rent a new apartment or house, you have to consider things like cost, size, and location. You should also consider that the listing may be a scam. Having the rental market primarily online opens the door for a variety of scams a potential renter can easily fall victim to. Here are some tips […]

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Rooney Disappointed Politics Gets in the Way of Budget

Trenton, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-Bergen) expressed his great disappointment of the legislature’s failure to pass a fiscal year 2018 budget because of Democratic infighting. He gave the following statement: “The failure of the Democratic majority in the legislature to provide the leadership needed to prevent a government shutdown is frustrating to me […]

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TIP: Spam Calls

Do you have unwanted callers contacting you at all hours of the day? Here are some tips to avoid being scammed over the phone: -Always stay calm. Never let a caller pressure you into making a purchase.  -Never give out personal information, including your credit card number or telephone calling card number.  -Never agree to […]

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Dancer & Rooney bill protecting grant eligibilityfor families struggling to pay for college clears Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly today advanced legislation protecting college students from losing state tuition assistance because their family took an early withdrawal from a retirement account. Sponsored by Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Kevin J. Rooney, the bill (A4763) exempts an early retirement withdrawal from the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority’s calculation to determine eligibility […]

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