As the Novel Coronavirus invades institutions across the world, about 10 percent of the Morris County Correctional Staff – a combination of 20 Corrections Officers and Non-Sworn Staff – have tested positive for the virus, the first on March 22, 2020. One Correctional Officer returned to work April 6, while other Officers also are expected to start returning to work this week.
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The Morris County Correctional Facility early today, March 24, began an orderly, staggered release of 28 non-violent offenders in compliance with a New Jersey Supreme Court order that suspended county jail sentences of certain inmates to minimize risks of the spread of COVID-19 in correctional facilities.
(TRENTON) - State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio issued a new voluntary disclosure statement to bond holders today, as required by law, providing the most detail, to date, on the potential impact COVID-19 may have on New Jersey’s finances, including revenue collections and pension fund contributions.