Pa.’s Board of Pardons sees spike in applications after eliminating fees

In the four weeks since Pennsylvania announced it would be free to apply for pardons, the number of ex-offenders asking the state to forgive their crimes has nearly doubled, data from the lieutenant governor’s office shows. The Board of Pardons, which makes recommendations to the governor to grant pardons and clemency or commute sentences, has … Continue reading Pa.’s Board of Pardons sees spike in applications after eliminating fees