Gov. JB Pritzker Grants More Than 11,000 Pardons For Low-Level Marijuana ConvictionsGov. JB Pritzker has pardoned more than 11,000 people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana cases, in the first step toward clearing the records of hundreds of thousands of low-level pot convictions.
Quinn Aide Says Governor Will Focus On Pardons, Clemency During Final Hours In OfficeAlthough Pat Quinn's public duties as Illinois governor are now finished, the next couple of days until Bruce Rauner takes the oath of office promise to be busy ones.
Quinn Grants 75 Pardons, Clemency PetitionsA Chicago woman who was paroled 45 years ago is among dozens pardoned or granted clemency by the Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday.
Report: Ryan Didn't Fully Understand PardonsRecently-released tapes indicate that now-imprisoned former Gov. George didn’t fully understand the pardon process.