Ok;ahoma Prisons http://publicradiotulsa.org en Oklahoma Parole Ballot Issue Drawing Opposition http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-parole-ballot-issue-drawing-opposition <div><p>OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Opposition is mounting against a proposed amendment to Oklahoma's Constitution that would grant more authority to the state Pardon and Parole Board.</p><p>The measure is State Question 762 and will be decided by voters in the November 6th general election. It would remove the governor from the parole process for nonviolent offenders. Oklahoma is the only state in the nation that requires the governor sign off on every inmate parole recommendation, even those for nonviolent offenders.</p> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 13:48:25 +0000 Associated Press 27816 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma Parole Ballot Issue Drawing Opposition