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Rooney bill excusing student absences for civic activities approved by Senate Education Committee

Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney’s bill permitting excused absences for students who attend civic events was unanimously approved by the Senate Education Committee yesterday.  “The purpose of this bill is to encourage our students to get involved in civic activities at a young age without worrying about whether they are excused from school,” said Rooney (R-Bergen). […]

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Rooney Bill Creating Horse License Plates to Support Riding Therapy for Veterans and People with Special Needs Clears Committee

TRENTON, N.J. – In the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee today, Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney spoke on behalf of his bill (A4800) commemorating New Jersey’s state animal on a special license plate to support the health and well-being of horses as well as therapeutic riding programs for veterans and individuals with special needs. “The monies […]

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