Governor Parson Grants Eight Pardons for Month of March

APRIL 1, 2024

 — For the month of March 2024, Governor Mike Parson granted eight pardons pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Missouri. Official documents have been filed with the appropriate government agencies and have been sent to the individuals. 

In addition to granting eight pardons, Governor Parson denied 33 clemency applications in March. The Governor's Office now holds fewer than 100 pending clemency applications. When Governor Parson was sworn into office, he inherited a clemency backlog of more than 3,500 and has received hundreds more since. Governor Parson has prioritized providing individuals an answer, whether approved or denied.