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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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Rooney’s bill holding pet groomers accountable provides the right balance

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney said legislation (A4055) he sponsors requiring reckless pet groomers to register with state Division of Consumer Affairs is a more responsible alternative to Bijou’s law, a Democrat-sponsored bill on Monday’s Assembly agenda. Rooney introduced his bill in May, but it did not receive a committee hearing. “Licensing all […]

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Rooney, DePhillips bill turning the heat up on poor performing utilities clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Two Bergen county legislators say towns should be able to pull the plug on utilities that fail to provide safe and adequate service. An Assembly panel voted 8 to 0 today to advance a bill sponsored by Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Kevin J. Rooney, permitting municipalities to switch providers. Several nor’easters earlier this […]

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Rooney’s local government transparency bill advances

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney requiring municipalities to provide residents with important township information via email, text messages and other social media outlets was advanced today by the Assembly State and Local Government Committee by a 5 to 1 vote. “This is about giving residents a voice and providing […]

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