Assembly Judiciary and Women & Children Committees to Hold Joint Hearing on Edna Mahan Correctional Facility
DOC Commissioner Marcus Hicks to Testify at Hearing
(TRENTON) – The Assembly Judiciary Committee and the Assembly Women and Children Committee will meet jointly on Thursday, April 8 to receive testimony on the current culture and environment of New Jersey’s only women’s prison, the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility.
The committees will take testimony from Marcus O. Hicks, Esq., Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Corrections, and invited guests concerning the recent allegations and needed reforms at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women and other related issues.
Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors. The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us.