On September 30, 2008, Gov. Ed Rendell suspended parole for state sentences in Pennsylvania. The suspension is pending an evaluation and study of the early release program in Pennsylvania.

For more information, go to:

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08274/916224-100.stm

http://www.phoenixvillenews.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20143138&BRD=1673&PAG=461&dept_id=17915&rfi=6