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Cleaning Up Your Home After A Flood

Before you start cleanup activities, contact your insurance company and take pictures of the home and your belongings. It is important to document all damage, and review it with your insurance provider, prior to cleaning up your home or disposing of debris.  Remember – drying your home and removing water-damaged items is your most important step for preventing mold […]

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Returning Home After a Flood

Returning home can be both physically and mentally challenging. Above all, use caution. You may be anxious to see your property but do not return to your home before the area is declared to be safe by local officials. Be cautious when entering your home after a disaster. When you go inside your home, there are […]

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District 40 Legislators Commend Actions to Help North Jersey Flooding Survivors

State of Emergency Declared in Flood-Ravaged Areas, Delivering Aid to Passaic, Bergen & Essex Counties Senator Kristin Corrado and Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Kevin Rooney, (all R-40) thanked Governor Murphy for taking action to ensure that storm survivors have the resources they need to address last weekend’s torrential rain fall.   Pictured: the aftermath of […]

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Rooney issues statement on Turnpike Authority’s excessive and unfair fees

Assemblyman Rooney issued the following statement in response to reports of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s fee structure for E-ZPass drivers which was discussed in the Observer article from August 8, 2018: Recently, the news has highlighted the excessive and outrageous administrative fees the Turnpike Authority is charging drivers for missing an E-ZPass toll. If […]

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State Assembly Considers Bill To Create Recycling Program for Plastic Bags

Read the full story at TapInto.net TRENTON, NJ – The state assembly is considering legislation requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to establish a recycling program for plastic bags and plastic film. “We know how bad plastic bags are for the environment” said Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney of Wyckoff (R-Bergen) who introduced the bill. “They constantly litter highways, parks […]

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Tips For Going to the Beach

Half of the summer is already behind us! If you have not been able to make that beach trip yet now is the time to do it. Follow these tips to help plan your beach day and help ensure your day is nothing but fun in the sun. Pick the right day: Before picking a […]

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Rooney bill creates recycling program for plastic bags

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has introduced legislation requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to establish a recycling program for plastic bags and plastic film. “We know how bad plastic bags are for the environment,” said Rooney (R-Bergen). “They constantly litter highways, parks and street corners, clog sewage systems, and easily damage marine […]

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Rooney: Murphy backpedaling on pension divestment legislation very disappointing

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-Bergen) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Phil Murphy’s conditional veto of legislation (S1208/A997) prohibiting the state from investing in companies that shirk their environmental cleanup obligations. As a candidate Murphy said he supported pension divestment for similar causes. “It’s very disappointing that Gov. Murphy is […]

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TIP: Flash Flood Safety Tips

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. According to the National Weather Service, more people are killed by flooding on average than by any other single […]

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TIP: Boating Etiquette

According to the BoatUS Foundation, most boaters quickly pick up the rules of the water – how to pass, navigate, dock and minimize wakes.Safety is mandatory, etiquette, unfortunately, is not. Not everyone, however, learns how to be courteous and considerate of other boaters. Understanding the unwritten rules of the water isn’t just about being polite. […]

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