Author Archive | Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney - District 40

Rooney bill ensures Narcan use for first responders

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney introduced legislation today allowinglaw enforcement officers obtain, administer and dispense opioid antidotes without a prescription. “State law isn’t clear if the police need a prescription to possess and administer Narcan,” said Rooney (R-Bergen). “Their job is difficult enough. The police shouldn’t have to work under a cloud of […]

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Rooney bill holding Superfund polluters accountable heads to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly today approved legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney preventing the state from investing in companies that shirk their environmental cleanup obligations. Companies that intentionally file for bankruptcy to avoid paying for environmental remediation are targeted by the bill (S1208/A997), which passed the Senate in February and now awaits now […]

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What they’re saying: Reaction to the passage of the Legislature’s budget

Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R-Wayne) “New Jersey is unaffordable for people and businesses, and the budget Democrats passed today doesn’t address that. The fewer jobs, slower wage growth and higher prices residents will have to pay because of these tax hikes will only make living here more difficult. “We heard calls from Democrat leadership on cutting […]

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