Bars in a prison. A staircase can be seen behind them.

Bill stopping parole for people charged with new crime makes it through committee

BY: - April 7, 2023

The Alabama House Judiciary Committee Wednesday approved a bill to prohibit prison inmates who face criminal charges from becoming eligible for parole. HB 131, sponsored by Rep. Wes Kitchens, R-Arab, would forbid parole consideration for any incarcerated person charged with a new federal, state, or local crime with a prison sentence of at least six […]