New Member Appointed to Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole
Jacqueline Bunn was appointed as a new member of the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole on Thursday by Governor Nathan Dean.
Bunn replaces Albert R. Murray who retired after six years as a board member.
The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole consists of five full-time members in the parole division. During 2014, the board decided on more than 76,000 parole cases.
Kris Steele Tapped for Oklahoma’s Pardon and Parole Board
Gov. Mary Fallin appointed former Republican speaker of the Oklahoma House, Kris Steele, to serve on the state’s Pardon and Parole Board.
California Inmates Can Reduce Sentence with Certifications
California regulators have given initial approval for new guidelines allowing inmates to reduce their sentences for completing a high school diploma, college degree, work skills certification, or self-help programs.