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Default Article:The governorís clemency power has been restored. Hereís why that

The governorís clemency power has been restored. Hereís why that matters.

Last month, Gov. Bill Walker quietly restored a basic right guaranteed by the Alaska Constitution that had been denied for 11 years: the right to request executive clemency for crimes.

Walker hasn't yet used his power to pardon crimes, commute sentences, or reduce fines, but his office now is accepting applications, as law and the Constitution require it to do. It is forming a committee to review them.

This is another of several state functions Walker has fixed that were left broken after a series of three one-term Republican governors. The National Guard. The Department of Corrections. A Medicaid system that couldn't balance its books.

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