Georgia Public Policy Foundation
Changing Georgia Policy, Changing Georgians' Lives
Since 1991
Tag: Georgia Pardons and Parole
Hundreds in Georgia Remain Locked Up After Earning Parole

Georgia penitentiaries continue to feed, clothe and pay medical expenses for hundreds of inmates who were approved for parole but cannot be released because they have nowhere to live.  About two-thirds are convicted sex offenders.   About one-third require mental illnessaaa

Posted in The Forum, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Georgia Will Test Telephone Self-Reporting for Low-Risk Adult Parolees

Georgia will test a new model that could result in more effective supervision of high-risk parolees because less time would be required for low-risk parolees.  In July the state will begin a three-month telephone reporting pilot project and the in…

Posted in The Forum | Tagged , | Comments Off
"The Georgia Public Policy Foundation is our state's leading organization promoting government transparency. The Secretary of State's office shares the Foundation's commitment to transparency and responsible stewardship of taxpayer dollars, which is why our agency was the first in Georgia to publish its budget and spending data on a public transparency website. " - Karen Handel, Georgia Secretary of State