Saturday, April 4, 2015
WNIJ / WNIU reports Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner "has granted two and denied 57 clemency petitions." These are the first pardons of the newly elected Republican Governor's administration. it is also reported that Rauner "inherited nearly 3,000 petitions" from previous governor Patt Quinn (D). More interestingly Rauner claims to have "developed a process to review clemency petitions on a regular basis." See story here.