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Rooney Focuses On Police Body Cameras And Opioid Crisis During Budget Hearing With AG

TRENTON, N.J. –Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney pressed state Attorney General Chris Porrino on Wednesday at a hearing before the Assembly Budget Committee on the funding for police body cameras and a possible loophole to the new law setting a five-day limit on initial opioid prescriptions. Rooney, who substituted for Assemblyman Anthony Bucco on the committee, […]

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Assemblyman Rooney Helps Announce “Slow Before You Go” Campaign in Wyckoff

Assemblyman Rooney (R-Bergen) attended the Coordinated PTO Council meeting in Wyckoff this morning to help announce the “Slow Before You Go” sign campaign. The initiative brings awareness to traffic safety concerns in the Wyckoff school districts. The campaign is part of a Gold Award Project by Amanda Sproha, a junior at Ramapo High School. Rooney […]

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Rooney Wants Company To Pay For Their Pollution: Argentine Company May Be Using American Bankruptcy Laws to Avoid Paying for Passaic River Cleanup

Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-LD40) is sponsoring resolution AR-219 urging the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation, and the state and federal attorneys general to examine actions taken by an Argentina state-owned oil company to allegedly use United States bankruptcy laws in an attempt to avoid responsibility for cleaning up the dioxin contamination in the lower […]

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Assemblyman Rooney Welcomes Services For Adults With Autism

Whippany, NJ – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for Independence 360, a program of Spectrum 360 serving adults with autism and developmental disabilities. The organization privately raised $800,000 to establish a state-of-the-art facility to serve at least 100 adults. Speaking at the ceremony, Rooney highlighted the visionaries of the […]

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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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