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Environmentalists concede N.J. Dems’ latest climate bills won’t help the climate

On Thursday, the Assembly Environment Committee convened and there were some interesting exchanges between representatives of the N.J. Sierra Club and Environment New Jersey concerning RGGI’s impact on New Jersey greenhouse gas emissions. For example, Jeff Tittel of the Sierra Club conceded that RGGI wouldn’t impact auto emissions during an exchange with Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R-40). […]

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NJ to join net neutrality legal challenge against Trump administration

“On Monday, Assemblyman Kevin Rooney, R-Wyckoff, said he intends to introduce a pair of bills designed to push back against the FCC’s action. One bill would require Internet providers to commit to providing at least broadband service to its entire service area before allowing paid prioritization of content; the other would require cable companies to provide […]

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Rooney to introduce net neutrality bills

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney will introduce two bills ensuring consumers have equal access to the internet. The bills require internet providers to commit to providing at least broadband service to its entire service area before allowing paid prioritization of content, and require cable companies to automatically provide its fastest internet available to […]

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Environmentalists admit Dems’ climate change bills are meaningless at Assembly hearing

  TRENTON, N.J. – While Democrats continue to push legislation to join the U.S. Climate Alliance and rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Republicans on the Assembly Environment Committee Thursday pressed representatives of the N.J. Sierra Club and Environment New Jersey about what, if anything, the legislation would accomplish to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas […]

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Rooney Appointed to Three Committees

WYCKOFF, NJ – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-Bergen) has been appointed to serve on three committees as he begins his second term representing the 40th Legislative District. In addition to returning to both the Consumer Affairs Committee and the Environment and Solid Waste Committee, Rooney will also serve on the Appropriations Committee. “I am honored to […]

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