Category Archive: Parole

Apr 04

Register for Webinar: U.S. Paroling Authorities as Key Partners in Promoting the Governor’s Criminal Justice Policy Agenda

Hosted by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the National Parole Resource Center with support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance This webinar will provide an overview of the critical role that paroling authorities can play in advancing U.S. governors’ criminal justice priorities and an introduction to evidence-based and promising practices …

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Mar 24

Prison Bills Put N.D. On the Right Path

The Bismarck Tribune The Tribune Editorial Board has for a long time supported steps that result in fewer people being jailed and them becoming productive citizens. Senate Bill 2015 is a move in that direction. The bill intends to develop tiered services statewide for people on probation and parole. The services would tie in with …

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Mar 18

Corrections Budget Offers $7 Million for Mental Health, Addiction Treatment

The Bismark Tribune By Caroline Grueskin Probationers and parolees may be the first to see improvements in mental health and substance abuse treatment after this legislative session. The state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is requesting to cut its own costs by prioritizing who goes to prison, in order to provide services to people who …

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Mar 10

Sweeping Criminal Justice Reforms For Michigan

Mackinac Center for Public Policy By Kahryn Riley It seemed everyone was ready to tackle criminal justice reforms after the Council of State Governments released its study of Michigan in 2013. The Legislature, Gov. Rick Snyder and the Supreme Court issued a joint invitation to the CSG to observe Michigan’s criminal justice system, and the …

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Mar 08

Parole Violators Bill Heads to Governor

Arkansas Online By John Moritz Legislation aimed at keeping nonviolent parole and probation violators out of prison completed its quick journey through the House on Tuesday. The House voted 86-1 for Senate Bill 136, and Gov. Asa Hutchinson is expected to sign it this week. There was little discussion about the bill in the House, …

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