AUDIO: Sen. O’Ban on Dept. of Corrections early inmate release

Senator Steve O’Ban discusses the early release of more than 3,200 prison inmates by the Department of Corrections and what the Senate is doing to investigate. Listen below.

On the state’s liability for the crimes committed by prisoners who were supposed to be in jail:

On the Senate’s power to investigate:

Why is the Senate investigating:

Why the Senate needs to use its subpoena power:

On the governor’s investigation of a department that is managed by the executive branch:

Why did this continue to happen and what is DOC Secretary Pacholke doing about it: