Author Archive | Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney - District 40

Dancer & Rooney Bill Protecting TAG Eligibility For Families Struggling To Pay For College Passes Committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation protecting college students from losing state tuition assistance because their family took an early withdrawal from a retirement account passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee today by an 8-0 vote. Sponsored by Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Kevin J. Rooney, the bill (A4763) exempts an early retirement withdrawal from the Higher Education […]

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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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