Jennifer Granholm

7:16 am
Wed June 4, 2014

State Supreme Court Says Commutation of Sentence Can't Be Revoked

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Then Governor Jennifer Granholm commuted sentence, but rescinded order after meeting with victim's family
Lansing The Michigan Supreme Court says governors cannot reduce a prisoners sentence and then change their mind, a ground-breaking decision that reverses one of Jennifer Granholms last acts before she left office. Granholm in 2010 commuted the life sentence of Matthew Makowski, making him eligible for parole after more than 20 years in prison.
9:14 pm
Sun February 10, 2013

Granholm says she has no plans to work in Obama cabinet

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Granholm who now lives and works in California says she's not planning to move to Washington D.C. anytime soon.
Washington - Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm confirmed Sunday she has no plans to join President Barack Obama's cabinet. Granholm, a former state attorney general and two-term governor, has been rumored to be in the running for one of many open cabinet slots, including running the Transportation, Labor or Energy Departments.