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Evers appoints pair to Pardon Advisory Board, pardons 33

Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday that he has appointed two additional members to the Governor's Pardon Advisory Board. Additionally, the governor also announced that he has granted another 33 pardons, bringing his total number of pardons granted to 449.

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Evers grants 71 pardons, expands process

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has been granting pardons at a torrid pace after his predecessor didn't issue any for eight years, and has announced new moves to streamline and simplify the pardon application process.

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Latest round of pardons brings Evers’ total to 157

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Friday that he has granted another 13 pardons, bringing his total to date to 157. The Pardon Advisory Board heard from applicants virtually on Feb. 12 and then gave its recommendations to Evers. Evers said he was glad to grant the 13 pardons and found it “extraordinary” to listen to the individual stories. The following people were ...

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Evers issues 18 more pardons

Gov. Tony Evers announced 18 pardons on Thursday, the most he's made at one time since reviving the issuing of pardons last year following an eight year hiatus under former Gov. Scott Walker.

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Evers rejects Dassey’s pardon bid (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Friday he will not consider a pardon request from a man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager whose story was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer."

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Evers issuing 1st Wisconsin pardons in 9 years

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers will issue Wisconsin’s first pardons in nine years, invoking his constitutional power to grant clemency to four people. Evers plans to issue the pardons on Monday, the first he’s making as governor after he re-started the pardons board in June. Evers’ predecessor, Republican Scott Walker, never issued a ...

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