Author Archive | Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney - District 40

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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TIP: Preparing for Winter Storm

To Report Power Outages Call: JCP&L / First Energy: Report online here 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) PSEG: Report online here 1-800-436-PSEG (1-800-436-7734) Rockland Electric Report online here 1-877-434-4100 For urgent health and safety issues: Dial 911   Below are some general tips and items you should have on hand: Charge cell phones Fill up your car’s fuel […]

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Rooney proposes waiving recreational license fees for seniors

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s senior sportsmen and women may no longer have to pay for their annual licenses for fish and wildlife sporting activities. Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has introduced a bill waiving the license fees for seniors age 65 and older. “People involved in outdoor recreations and field sports are more likely to […]

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