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Panel approves Rooney bill protecting pet buyers from expensive leasing contracts

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney’s legislation prohibiting the leasing of dogs and cats was approved today by the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee. The bill (A4552/A4385) bans the leasing of pets as a violation of the consumer fraud law. Pet stores and breeders are pressed to sell puppies while they are young and most attractive […]

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IN THE NEWS: Leaders, Legislators React To Governor Murphy’s 2019 State Of The State Address

“Various organizations, leaders, and legislators weighed in on Governor Murphy’s 2019 State of the State address (read the speech and watch the live stream here): … Assemblyman Rooney tweeted that he’s surprised ‘surprised Murphy is touting his success in providing property tax relief. How does an increase of $639M in property taxes last year fall under ‘relief’.” Read the full […]

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Assembly Approves Rooney Bill Expanding Pool of Certified Nurse Aides

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney allowing prior work experience to be considered for out-of-state certified nurse aides who want to practice in New Jersey was approved today by the Assembly. The legislation (A2442) codifies state Health Department regulations providing reciprocity for CNAs while also considering work experience. “Programs from other […]

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