Archive for Tag: Jean Stanfield

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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Twelve women in the Legislature behind impeachment of Corrections Commissioner Hicks

TRENTON, N.J. – A group of bipartisan legislators have agreed to support articles of impeachment put forth by Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield and prime sponsored by Assemblywomen Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Nancy Munoz. The resolution charges Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks with constitutional violations for failing to protect inmates at Edna...

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Stanfield moves to file impeachment resolution of embattled state corrections commissioner

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman, and former Burlington County Sheriff, Jean Stanfield today announced her intention to begin the constitutional process of removing New Jersey Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks from his state office following his refusal to address unspeakable abuse of female inmates under his care at Edna Mahan Correctional...

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GOP assemblywomen join calls for new corrections head following abuse allegations at women’s prison

TRENTON, N.J. – All seven Republican Assemblywomen are demanding that state Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks be replaced after reports detailing accusations that officers severely beat inmates at the state’s only women’s prison earlier this month. “The report of thirty officers and supervisors on leave because of allegations of abuse...

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Stanfield’s bill publicizing Junior Firefighter regulations now law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield’s bill requiring the director of fire safety to publicize regulations to train Junior Firefighter Auxiliary members was signed by Gov. Phil Murphy Friday. “This will ensure junior firefighters are aware of all the regulations put in place to keep them safe,” said Stanfield (R-Burlington)....

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Stanfield’s bill publicizing Junior Firefighters regulations passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield bill requiring the director of fire safety to publicize regulations to train Junior Firefighter Auxiliary members passed the state Assembly. “We must ensure junior firefighters are aware of all the regulations put in place to keep them safe,” said Stanfield (R-Burlington). “We will...

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Autism driver’s license designation bill advances

TRENTON, N.J. – A new bill to eliminate a potentially dangerous misunderstanding between law enforcement and people with autism was advanced by the Assembly Transportation Committee Thursday. Sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Jean Stanfield, the bill would allow people living with autism or a communication disability to voluntarily...

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Lawmaker’s bill to publicize Junior Firefighter regulations passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield and Assemblyman Parker Space’s bill (A1106) requiring the director of fire safety to publicize regulations to train Junior Firefighter Auxiliary members passed an Assembly committee Monday. “We must ensure junior firefighters are aware of all the regulations put in place to keep them...

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Legislators want to cap credit card fees during a State of Emergency

TRENTON, N.J. – As New Jersey enters the fourth month of Gov. Phil Murphy’s state of emergency, many businesses are struggling to stay afloat.  While businesses practice proper social distancing, many of their customers are being forced to call in with their credit card information rather than swipe the card...

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Peters, Stanfield call for state to allow at-home testing

LUMBERTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ryan Peters and Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield called for an immediate executive order that would allow New Jersey residents to obtain at-home coronavirus testing kits. New Jersey is one of four states in the country that has laws prohibiting testing with at-home kits, including New York,...

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