Author Archive | Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney - District 40

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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Rooney Introduces Bill To Curb Using Pet Prescriptions To Get High

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has introduced a bill that would regulate prescriptions for pets to ensure they are not illegally used by the owner. Recently, there have been reports across the nation of pet owners going to the veterinarian to get opiates. “Addiction is a disease; and people go to great lengths […]

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Rooney Urges DEP to Meet Flood Relief Obligations

TRENTON, N.J. –    Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney expressed concern to DEP Commissioner Bob Martin during Wednesday’s Assembly Budget Committee hearing over the department’s ability to fund flood relief projects. Rooney referred to testimony by department officials in February 2017 that the state does not have the money to fund approved projects at the Jersey Shore. […]

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