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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Stanfield files bipartisan articles of impeachment against Corrections Commissioner Hicks

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield introduced articles of impeachment against Department of Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks today with the backing of prime sponsors Democratic Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Republican Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz. “I’m heartened to be joined by these strong leaders, who I know will not stop...

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