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NJ public health emergency allows release of some prisoners

Clip: 01/19/2022 | 4m 1s

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In 2020, the Murphy administration launched a "public health credits" program that allowed inmates within a year of their release date to be released up to eight months early. When Gov. Phil Murphy declared a new public health emergency in the state, that reactivated the program. There is no timeline yet for when releases will resume.

Aired: 01/19/22 | Rating: NR

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