Assemblyman Kevin Rooney’s bill addressing poll worker shortages by increasing their pay to $300 a day passed both the General Assembly and Senate on Thursday, March 24, 2022 and was signed into law by Governor Murphy on Friday, March 25, 2022. Election worker pay has remained stagnant since 2001 when it was raised to $200 […]
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Rooney names Conlon as new Chief of Staff
Wayne ~ Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-40) has named prominent young Republican leader Matthew Conlon as his new Chief of Staff. Conlon assumed his new role on Asm. Rooney’s staff on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Currently the New Jersey Republican State Committeeman for Passaic County and Passaic County GOP Secretary, Conlon is a West Milford […]
Consumer Tip — Beware of Phone Scam!
It is an unfortunate reality in today’s world that people will look to scam others out of money. This is the latest phone scam to hit communities in our area — and I wanted to make sure you are aware of it in case you receive one of these phone calls. Scammers are contacting residents […]
GOP Assemblymen condemn Murphy’s latest Covid order
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Poll worker pay increase passes Assembly
Better Business Bureau releases ‘naughty list’ of top 12 scams of Christmas
It says most of the scams are through emails and social media platforms, but any ads about discounted items, job opportunities, donation requests and even messages from strangers should be treated as a red flag. https://newjersey.news12.com/better-business-bureau-releases-naughty-list-of-top-12-scams-of-christmashttps://newjersey.news12.com/better-business-bureau-releases-naughty-list-of-top-12-scams-of-christmas
Gov. Phil Murphy revealed a spending plan last week that relies on borrowing while increasing taxes for millionaires, cigarettes, firearms and more. It also restores funding to property tax relief programs that were put on hold amid coronavirus’ economic turmoil. The proposed $32.4 billion budget, which would fund the state from October to June 2021, includes $4 billion of borrowed money and allows for a $2.2 billion surplus.
Murphy wants to borrow $4 billion for this budget, though his proposal doesn’t commit to where those funds will come from (the public market, which would mean a longer repayment term, or loans from a federal stimulus plan). The Legislature authorized Murphy to borrow up to 9.9 Billion, and the state Supreme Court signed off, […]
Assemblymen John DiMaio and Kevin J. Rooney are calling for the state division of Alcoholic Beverage Control and municipalities to waive fees for restaurants and bars reopening under Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive orders.
NJ businesses and services that can reopen in the coming weeks
New Jersey Business owners have been coming up with their own operational plans that make sense and I embrace their pro-active clever ideas.