Archive for Tag: prisoners

McGuckin and Catalano: Releasing inmates will have lasting implications on communities

BRICK, N.J. – Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano are speaking out against releasing inmates from county jails. The legislators say the decision could have negative lasting implications on the incarcerated individuals and communities. “Some of the individuals have been incarcerated for resisting arrest, assault on a police officer,...

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Dancer says college financial aid should go to law-abiding citizens first

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly passed a bill (S2055/A3722), mostly along party lines, to provide state student financial aid to prisoners today. Assemblyman Ron Dancer said this puts law-abiding students and families struggling to pay for college at a disadvantage. “It’s shameful that Democrats would prioritize prisoners over the...

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