Thornell, Senate panel, DOC, Hoffman
Jun 6, 2023

Senate panel approves DOC nominee amidst death penalty debate

A Senate panel voted unanimously on Tuesday to recommend the approval of Ryan Thornell as director of the Department of Corrections Rehabilitation & Reentry and discussed the state’s actions related to the death penalty.

inmate, Buckeye, state prison, homicide
Jan 26, 2023

Bill addresses release of terminally ill inmates

The Board of Executive Clemency would no longer have to seek out a governor’s signature to grant release to inmates with terminal illnesses and would generally expand the power of the board to grant medical release under a proposed bill.