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Tom Wolf said Friday he will use his reprieve power, a form of clemency, to reduce the state prison population.
Advocates have called on Governor Tom Wolf and state Department of Corrections officials to release elderly and infirm people from state prisons. But the law is limiting how quickly they can move.