Author Archive | Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney - District 40

Corrado, DePhillips and Rooney propose increasing tax credits for emerging technologies

TRENTON, N.J. – Looking to get a higher rate of return on state investments by providing increased tax credits to newer, growing companies, state Sen. Kristin Corrado and Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Kevin J. Rooney introduced a bill (S2298/A3677) Monday increasing the tax credit under the New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit Act from 10 […]

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Rooney: Murphy tax and spending plan will crush the middle class

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-Bergen) issued the statement below following Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed 2019 fiscal year budget: “It’s extremely disappointing that Governor Murphy is refusing to listen to the desperate cries of our residents who are being forced to leave New Jersey because they simply cannot afford to live here anymore. […]

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North Jersey GOP lawmakers call for Gov. Murphy to declare a state of emergency as power outages linger

TRENTON, N.J. –With tens of thousands of North Jersey residents and businesses still without power following last week’s nor’easter, Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy asking him to declare a state of emergency.  Assemblymen Kevin Rooney, Parker Space and Christopher DePhillips also called for Murphy to declare a state of […]

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North Jersey GOP lawmakers call on Murphy to send in the National Guard

TRENTON, N.J. – Three Republican lawmakers today called on Gov. Phil Murphy to send in the National Guard to help local communities recover. Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips questioned Murphy’s slow response to two recent nor’easters that left thousands without power and hundreds of stranded vehicles on North Jersey […]

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Rooney, DePhillips decry Orange and Rockland’s lackluster response to power outages, call for investigation

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Kevin J. Rooney and Christopher DePhillips called out Orange and Rockland Energy Company for its lack of preparation, communication and leadership as thousands of people remain without power following Wednesday’s nor’easter. The assemblymen are demanding answers. “This is a matter of public safety and public health in our communities and the […]

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