John Rooney

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John Rooney
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New Jersey General Assembly District 39
Former officeholder
In office
1983 - 2010
ProfessionIndependent Consultant
John Rooney was a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 39 from 1983-2010. He served as the Assistant Republican Leader. Rooney announced he would not seek re-election after his term ended in January 2010.

Rooney works as an independent consultant as well as a sales manager for Tulimieri Associates. Prior to his election to the Assembly, he served as the Mayor for the Borough of Northvale from 1979-1986, and was on the Northvale Borough Council from 1976-1978.[1]

Issue positions

Rooney's answers to the New Jersey State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. The test provides an overview of a candidate's views on a number of major issues. Rooney did not provide an answer when asked his top priorities.[2]

Committee assignments

  • A489 Requires candidates for elective public office to disclose certain criminal records.
  • A498 Requires more information be available to the public about contributors to campaign committee whenever the committee contributes to another campaign committee.
  • A2854 The "Retrofitted Green Building Tax Credit Act."
  • ACR84 Proposes constitutional amendment to provide for Statewide initiative and referendum.[3]

Campaign donors

The top 5 donors to Rooney's 2007 campaign:[4]

  • 1. NJ Republican Party $32,727
  • 2. DeCroce, Election Fund of Alex $7,900
  • 3. Inserra Supermarkets $6,400
  • 4. Private Enterprise PAC $3,200
  • 5. North Atlantic Properties Inc $2,300

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Jersey Assembly District 39
Succeeded by
Robert Schroeder