Gov. Nixon: Action on Clemency Requests ‘Relatively Soon’
May 23, 2016

“Now that the legislative session has ended, Governor Jay Nixon (D) again says he will turn more attention to requests for clemency that have come to his office.

“’It’s one of the issues that we’ve had a number of – over the last few weeks even. We’ve been looking at some of the cases very, very closely,’ said Nixon on Friday, May 13 – the final day of the session. ‘I think you can expect some action relatively soon.’”

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