Harrisburg Mayor Named to Illinois Prisoner Board
Gregg would serve in the $86,000-a-year post until 2019 if confirmed by the Senate. Quinn announced the appointment Friday. Gregg has been named to replace Mary Reynolds.
Gregg was a union leader who ran as a Republican for the state House in 2000 but was defeated by then-incumbent Rep. James Fowler, a Harrisburg Democrat. It was the first Illinois House race to cost more than $1 million.
The Prisoner Review Board considers the parole requests of inmates, reviews cases to determine whether parolees violated terms of release, and makes confidential recommendations to the governor on clemency petitions.
More information is available online: Prisoner Review Board: http://www2.illinois.gov/prb
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