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Nearly Half of All Nebraska Inmates Released With No Parole

A special investigative committee is concerned about a report that nearly half of the individuals released from prison are discharged rather than paroled with supervision. Lincoln Senator Colby Cash is concerned that almost half of the inmates are released with no support system in place to help them through the transition period. Cash stated, "They're getting their 100 bucks jam money and walking right into my community." The term jam refers to mandatory discharge because an inmate has completed their entire sentence. According to the Nebraska Board of Parole, 257 more ยป