TRENTON, N.J. – Sitting atop the state seal is the horse, which also happens to be the state animal. In fact, New Jersey holds the national title for having the most horses — more than 27,600. That’s one horse for every 323 people or nearly 4 horses for every square mile. The animals are used for […]
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Read the full story at: The 411 on the 911 Homeowners who use force to defend their dwellings from intruders could soon potentially be pardoned from prosecution, thanks to a bill sponsored by New Jersey assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney. Rooney, a Republican from Wyckoff, represents the 40thlegislative district of New Jersey. Rooney decided to […]
Assemblyman Kevin Rooney shares his personal experience as a former mayor and police commissioner before casting his vote on legalizing marijuana.
Assemblyman Kevin Rooney abstained on a bill that would allow marijuana related convictions to be expunged because Democrats slipped in a clause that would also expunge the records of people who sell drugs like heroin.
Assemblyman Rooney issued the following statement in observance of Thanksgiving: “As I prepare to enjoy a day of family, turkey, football, and parades, I wanted to take a moment and share how grateful I am to represent the 40th Legislative District. It has been my privilege to serve as your Assemblyman for two years. It […]
Veterans Day is an important day for showing appreciation to members of our military, past and present. If you’re looking for an appropriate way to honor a veteran in your life, or would like to contribute in a way that’s meaningful for veterans everywhere, here’s a list of suggestions from Military.com to start you off. 1. Show […]
Election day is Tuesday, November 6. New Jersey allows any voter to request a ballot by mail. New Jersey offers early voting, but most vote in person on Election Day. Make sure you are registered: Voters registered in New Jersey can look up where to vote on New Jersey’s site or at GetToThePolls.com. Vote early: New Jersey voters can also vote […]
In many respects, Halloween gives people license to step out of their everyday persona and experiment with playing a new role or being a different character. When combined with alcohol and drug use, the risk for bodily injury skyrockets. Forbes put together this list of 5 tips to make your Halloween safer. Place Reflective Tape On Your […]
The Electrical Safety Foundation International reminds you to keep electrical safety in mind as the cooler fall weather moves many activities back indoors. The following safety tips will help you stay safe during the change of seasons: Safely store warm weather tools like lawn mowers and trimmers. Check cold weather tools, such as leaf and […]
TRENTON, N.J. – Two Bergen county legislators say towns should be able to pull the plug on utilities that fail to provide safe and adequate service. An Assembly panel voted 8 to 0 today to advance a bill sponsored by Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Kevin J. Rooney, permitting municipalities to switch providers. Several nor’easters earlier this […]