Author Archive | Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney - District 40

Assembly approves bill creating penalties for bias-based false public alarms

TRENTON, N.J. – Jewish centers and synagogues have experienced bomb threats as the number of bias incidents in the state significantly increased. On Monday, the Assembly unanimously passed a bill (A724), co-sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney, allowing the crime of creating a false public alarm to be charged as bias intimidation. Criminals who make hate-filled […]

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