Archive for Tag: Poll workers

Rooney bill addressing poll worker pay clears committees

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin Rooney’s bill increasing election worker pay to $300 a day and $50 for training cleared the Assembly Appropriations and State and Local Government committees Monday. Poll worker pay has remained stagnant at $200 since 2001. Back in October, Rooney called on Gov. Phil Murphy to increase the...

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Senate committee advances Rooney measure addressing poll worker shortage

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney applauded a Senate committee for advancing a bill that supports his efforts to help towns secure enough poll workers for elections. “Towns across the state like Wayne and Wyckoff are having a hard time staffing their polling places. Poll workers are working...

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