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Assemblyman Rooney Attends American Legion Fundraiser for Homeless Veterans

Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-LD40) attended a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to support homeless veterans at American Legion Post 57 in Waldwick. The event benefitted the NJ American Legion’s Commander Project, which focuses on the problems of homeless veterans. The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs estimates that New Jersey has an estimated 2,000 homeless veterans. […]

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Rooney Helps Promote Esophageal Cancer Awareness; Disease Claimed the Life of his Father-In-Law

Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-LD40)  is one of the prime sponsors of a resolution  designating April as “Esophageal Cancer  Awareness Month” in  New Jersey. The measure passed the Assembly last week 73-0. The legislation was crafted to help residents recognize the dangers of esophageal cancer and to promote prevention and early detection in a disease […]

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Assemblyman Rooney Attends Passaic County Education Association Annual Legislative Dinner

Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-LD40) met with teachers at the Passaic County Education Association Annual Legislative Dinner. The discussion with the teachers’ union ranged from state employee pension and healthcare reform to the educators’ concerns over the number and value of standardized testing, particularly the PARCC tests. Assemblyman Rooney entertained questions about school funding reform and […]

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Rooney Urges Legislators To Take Up Governor Christie’s Challenge To Solve State Education Funding Inequity

Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-LD40) is urging legislative leaders on both sides of the political aisle to pick up the challenge issued Tuesday by Gov. Chris Christie to work out a plan for fair school funding within the next 100 days. Rooney said he hopes the governor’s push on the school funding issue will finally […]

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