Archive for Tag: Department of Corrections

Piperno and Eulner plan to support corrections officers’ health, safety and staffing levels through legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Eulner say Gov. Phil Murphy’s ill-advised mandates are prioritizing prisoners over officers to the detriment of the state’s correctional system and public safety. On Friday, a New Jersey appeals court rejected a lawsuit from law enforcement unions challenging Murphy’s latest Covid-19...

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More inmates to go free as Murphy extends health emergency again

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Antwan McClellan calls for a full stop on Gov. Phil Murphy’s plan to allow 260 inmates from New Jersey prisons and halfway houses to walk free Feb. 10 under his early-release public health emergency program. Meanwhile, law-abiding citizens must continue to live under mandates that...

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