Tag Archives: Board of Pardons and Paroles

Deal appoints Bunn to parole board

Jacqueline Bunn, a lawyer, is the governor’s latest appointee to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles . . .

Tags: Board of Pardons and Paroles , Jacqueline Bunn , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – Trump, Cruz still far out in front of GOP field

Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz outpacing the other Republican contenders in the presidential primary in the latest Quinnipiac poll . . .

Tags: Board of Pardons and Paroles , casinos , Donald Trump , GOP primary , Hillary Clinton , Kasim Reed , Nathan Deal , Ron Stephens , senior judges , Ted Cruz

Deal okays parole board disclosure, tax credit bills

Gov. Nathan Deal signs a bill stripping away some of the secrecy about decisions made by the state Board of Pardons and Paroles . . .

Tags: Board of Pardons and Paroles , business tax credits , commutations , GED diplomas , public disclosures

Pardons & Parole Board secrecy bill clears the House

The Board of Pardons and Paroles will have to start releasing more information to the public about its decisions under a bill moving through the Legislature . . .

Tags: board decisions , Board of Pardons and Paroles , Kevin Tanner , public records

Deal names Bryson corrections chief, moves Owens to parole board

Homer Bryson is named commissioner of corrections, while Brian Owens is appointed to the Board of Pardons and Paroles . . .

Tags: Board of Pardons and Paroles , Brian Owens , corrections department , Homer Bryson , Nathan Deal

Neal leaves Legislature for job with Deal administration

Rep. Jay Neal will leave the House to accept a job in Gov. Nathan Deal’s administration . . .

Tags: Board of Pardons and Paroles , Braxton Cotton , Jay Neal , Nathan Deal , Robert Keller

Parole board okays execution of mentally disabled inmate

Georgia’s Board of Pardons and Paroles denies clemency for a death row inmate who was found to be mentally disabled by a habeas corpus court . . .

Tags: Board of Pardons and Paroles , death penalty , Warren Lee Hill

Buckner will be juvenile justice commissioner

Gov. Nathan Deal names Gale Buckner, an outgoing member of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, as the replacement for Amy Howell as commissioner of juvenile justice . . .

Tags: Amy Howell , Board of Pardons and Paroles , Department of Juvenile Justice , Gale Buckner , Nathan Deal