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TIP: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, October 28, 2017 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This initiative provide single-day opportunities to drop off unused medications at pre-identified, secure locations. Addiction often starts when patients are prescribed powerful opioids for pain. Studies show that most people who abuse opioids obtained them from a friend or family member, and prescription drug users […]

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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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