Quinn Acts On More Clemency Petitions

September 2, 2014

 

(Springfield, IL)  --  Governor Pat Quinn is whittling down the backlog of clemency petitions left behind by former Governor Rod Blagojevich.  Quinn has granted 38 more petitions, while rejecting 86.  That means that including the 25-hundred cases built up during Blagojevich's tenure, Quinn has acted on three-thousand-47 clemency petitions since taking office.  He's granted one-thousand-one-hundred-13 and has denied 19-hundred-34 petitions.

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