Posts Tagged Virginia Parole Board
Changes are on the horizon for Virginia’s Parole Board
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 7, 2022
Last year, Republicans campaigned on cleaning up the Virginia Parole Board. Now, as Michael Pope reports, they’re making some changes.
The Virginia Parole Board and the way it operates could soon be very different
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on December 27, 2021
On the campaign trail, Glenn Youngkin vowed to fire all the members of the parole board and appoint new people. Now, as Michael Pope reports, lawmakers are also debating some changes to how the board operates.
Report: OSIG investigation not thorough, investigator biased
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 15, 2021
Although no one interfered with an Office of the State Inspector General investigation of the Virginia Parole Board, its lead investigator on a contentious parole decision displayed bias and OSIG’s investigation was not adequately thorough, a law firm tasked with looking into OSIG’s investigation said in a report Monday. Jahd Khalil has details.
Parole Board Controversy Will Get Independent Investigation
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on April 8, 2021
Legislators approved a budget amendment funding an independent investigation into the Office of the State Inspector General Wednesday, as Republican lawmakers said the investigation’s scope sidestepped critical issues. Jahd Khalil reports.
State Lawmakers Working to Publicize Virginia Parole Board Votes
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on August 27, 2020
Lawmakers in Richmond are debating ways to shed more sunlight on the actions of the Virginia Parole Board. Michael Pope has the story.
Jens Soering and Elizabeth Haysom Granted Parole, Will Be Deported
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 25, 2019
The governor’s office has written what could be the final chapter in a case that’s sparked controversy for more than 30 years. After months of review, Ralph Northam says he will not pardon Jens Soering, but the 53-year-old prisoner will be paroled. The woman convicted as an accomplice to his crime will also be freed. Sandy Hausman reports.