Outgoing Gov. Wolf sets clemency record, granting 2,540 pardons

BY: - January 13, 2023

The administration said that 395 of the 2,540 pardons granted were part of an expedited review program, authorized by then-Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and the state Board of Pardon in 2019, to speed up the clemency application process for people with nonviolent marijuana possession or paraphernalia convictions. 


And justice for whom? Pa. lags on commutations, new data shows | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 28, 2022

A survey of 8 northeastern states found an average of one commutation for every 10K imprisoned people each year.