Calif. Medical Parole Application Denied

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Corcoran State Prison inmate Steve Martinez was denied medical parole by the state’s Board of Parole Hearings based on public safety concerns.

W. Va. To Fix Prison Parole Law

A bill to correct last year’s legislation fast-tracking parole hearings in hopes of reducing state prison overcrowding remained on pace Monday to become the first bill passed in the 2011 regular session.

Pennsylvania Governor Plans Parole, Corrections Reform

Gov. Edward G. Rendell announced plans to implement several recommendations from an independent review for improving the state’s corrections and parole system.