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Prop 9 Would Expand Governor's Pardon-Granting Ability

Right now, the Texas governor can grant pardons only to convicted felons, but as Erika Aguilar of KUT News reports, a constitutional amendment up for vote this year could give people convicted of more minor crimes the chance to ask for reprieves.

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Right now, the Texas governor can grant pardons only to convicted felons, but as Erika Aguilar of KUT News reports, a constitutional amendment up for vote this year could give people convicted of more minor crimes the chance to ask for reprieves.

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