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IN THE NEWS: Leaders, Legislators React To Governor Murphy’s 2019 State Of The State Address

“Various organizations, leaders, and legislators weighed in on Governor Murphy’s 2019 State of the State address (read the speech and watch the live stream here): … Assemblyman Rooney tweeted that he’s surprised ‘surprised Murphy is touting his success in providing property tax relief. How does an increase of $639M in property taxes last year fall under ‘relief’.” Read the full […]

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Assembly Approves Rooney Bill Expanding Pool of Certified Nurse Aides

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney allowing prior work experience to be considered for out-of-state certified nurse aides who want to practice in New Jersey was approved today by the Assembly. The legislation (A2442) codifies state Health Department regulations providing reciprocity for CNAs while also considering work experience. “Programs from other […]

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Rooney wants special horse license plates to support equine therapy for people with disabilities

TRENTON, N.J. – Sitting atop the state seal is the horse, which also happens to be the state animal. In fact, New Jersey holds the national title for having the most horses — more than 27,600. That’s one horse for every 323 people or nearly 4 horses for every square mile. The animals are used for […]

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IN THE NEWS: Rooney’s homeowner self defense law gains support

Read the full story at: The 411 on the 911   Homeowners who use force to defend their dwellings from intruders could soon potentially be pardoned from prosecution, thanks to a bill sponsored by New Jersey assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney. Rooney, a Republican from Wyckoff, represents the 40thlegislative district of New Jersey. Rooney decided to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Assemblyman Rooney Issues Statement for Thanksgiving

Assemblyman Rooney issued the following statement in observance of Thanksgiving: “As I prepare to enjoy a day of family, turkey, football, and parades, I wanted to take a moment and share how grateful I am to represent the 40th Legislative District. It has been my privilege to serve as your Assemblyman for two years. It […]

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