Author Archive | Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney - District 40

Assembly Approves Rooney Resolution To Investigate Corporations Responsible For Polluting The Passaic River

Argentine company’s bankruptcy filing may be effort for cleanup of toxic contamination TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney’s resolution (AR219), approved today by the General Assembly, urges federal and state authorities to examine the alleged use of bankruptcy laws by an Argentina state-owned oil company to avoid cleaning up dioxin contamination in the lower […]

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Rooney Moves To Clean Up Passaic River And Prevent State From Investing Pension Funds In Corporations Dodging Their Responsibilities To Taxpayers

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney introduced legislation (A4814) prohibiting the state from investing public retirement funds in any business that avoids paying Superfund obligations to the state. He is also sponsoring multiple resolutions to ensure the lower Passaic River is cleaned up. “Companies should understand we are going to hold them accountable,” said […]

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Assemblyman Rooney Sits On Panel At “Knock Out Opiate Abuse” Town Hall

Morris Plains, N.J. –  On May 17, 2017, Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney sat on a panel at a Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall, held at Morris County Public Safety Academy. He presented with other local experts on the legislative response to the opioid abuse epidemic impacting Morris County, followed by questions and dialogue from […]

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