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Senator Jean Stanfield

Senator Jean Stanfield

Stanfield Bill Supporting Military Families and Helping Fill Need for Qualified Nurses, Teachers Clears Senate

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Senator Jean Stanfield’s legislation supporting the efforts of military spouses to return to work in licensed professions, including nursing and teaching, was approved by the Senate today.

Senator Jean Stanfield’s legislation supporting the efforts of military spouses to return to work in licensed professions, including nursing and teaching, was approved by the Senate today. (Pixabay)

“Nurses and teachers with certification from other states who relocate with their military spouses will be able to return to the work they love with less stress and aggravation,” said Stanfield (R-8).

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Corrado, Stanfield Launch ‘Socks for Soldiers’ Collection Drive to Support Troops

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Encourage Schools, Businesses, and Local Governments to Participate

One of the items most often requested by our military men and women serving around the world are new socks, and Senator Kristin M. Corrado and Senator Jean Stanfield are ramping up efforts to fill the need.

One of the items most often requested by our military men and women serving around the world are new socks, and Senator Kristin M. Corrado and Senator Jean Stanfield are ramping up efforts to fill the need. (SenateNJ.com)

“A good pair of clean socks can help improve circulation, stop blisters and prevent infections,” said Corrado (R-40), who is teaming with Stanfield for a month-long “Socks for Soldiers” collection drive for new socks.

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Stanfield, Bucco Bill to Improve Mission Safety at NJ’s Military Installments

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Legislation aims to ease deer overcrowding by allowing Sunday hunting

Senators Jean Stanfield and Anthony Bucco introduced legislation to allow Sunday hunting on military bases to prevent the disruption of critical missions.

Senators Jean Stanfield and Anthony Bucco introduced legislation to allow Sunday hunting on military bases to prevent the disruption of critical missions. (SenateNJ.com)

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has experienced issues with overcrowding of deer population within its fences, which has caused issues with airfield safety and on-base vehicle safety.

“Protecting base missions is always something we need to be thinking about in the legislature. Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is incredibly important to the South Jersey economy and the safety of our nation,” said Stanfield (R-8).

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Committee Endorses Stanfield Bill Supporting Military Families and Helping Fill Need for Qualified Nurses, Teachers

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Legislation sponsored by Senator Jean Stanfield that would ease the burden of returning to work in license professions for the spouses of military personnel assigned to New Jersey was advanced today by the Senate Commerce Committee.

Sen. Jean Stanfield’s bill that would make it easier for the spouses of military personnel assigned to NJ to return to work in their licensed professions and help fill the shortage of nurses and teachers was advanced by the Senate Commerce Committee. (Pixabay)

“Nurses and teachers who come here with certification from other states to accompany their military spouses will be able to return to the work they love with less stress and aggravation,” said Stanfield (R-8). “The well-documented staffing shortages of nurses and teachers make this legislation a priority.

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Stanfield Bill Aiding Military Families Could Help Fill Need for Qualified Nurses, Teachers

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Senator Jean Stanfield has introduced legislation that would help the spouses of military personnel assigned to New Jersey return to work in their licensed professions.

Sen. Jean Stanfield has introduced legislation that would help the spouses of military personnel assigned to New Jersey return to work in their licensed professions, including nursing and teaching, two fields in short supply during the pandemic. (Pixabay)

“When military families are relocated to our state, they want to settle in and return to usual routines as quickly as possible,” said Stanfield (R-8). “For partners with careers that require state certification, returning to work in their field can be difficult and frustrating.

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Stanfield: Murphy Booster Mandate Will Harm Most Vulnerable

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Senator Jean Stanfield (R-Westampton) is sounding the alarm about dangerous workforce shortages in the healthcare industry brought on by the latest heavy-handed COVID directive from Governor Murphy.

Sen. Jean Stanfield is sounding the alarm about dangerous workforce shortages in the healthcare industry brought on by the latest heavy-handed COVID directive from Gov. Murphy. (Pixabay)

Health care providers statewide are grappling with another unwelcome mandate from the Governor’s Office, this time requiring they fire employees who have not yet received the COVID booster shot.

“This mandate will have the exact opposite effect of health and safety. Let’s not parse words; people will suffer due to the lack of care brought on by staff shortages.”

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Stanfield, Torrissi and Umba urge all legislators to take a stand against mandates

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Senator Jean Stanfield, Assemblyman Michael Torrissi and Assemblyman Brandon Umba pushed back on Governor Phil Murphy’s new Public Health Emergency and urged every state lawmaker to do the same.

Senator Jean Stanfield, Assemblyman Michael Torrissi and Assemblyman Brandon Umba pushed back on Governor Phil Murphy’s new Public Health Emergency and urged every state lawmaker to do the same. (SenateNJ.com)

“Governor Murphy made every Democratic legislator a deal that his mandates would end on January 12. Well January 12th came and went, but his mandates are still here,” Stanfield said.

“It’s time for every Democrat in Trenton to stand up with Republicans and call an end to the madness, or step aside and let those who want to govern have their spot,“ she continued.

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Stanfield Seated as 8th Legislative District Senator

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Jean Stanfield was sworn in as the new state senator for the 8th Legislative District as the New Jersey Legislature reorganized for its 220th session today.

Jean Stanfield was sworn in as the new state senator for the 8th Legislative District as the New Jersey Legislature reorganized for its 220th session. (SenateNJ.com)

“I am excited to get to work on behalf of the residents of my district who are clamoring for a more affordable New Jersey,” said Stanfield, one of three new Republicans seated in the Senate.

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