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Mitchell Talks: Criminal Justice Reform, The Other Side Of It
Episode 27 of Mitchell Talks: The News9 Sessions. You've heard why state district attorneys are against making a law that reduces penalties for non-violent crimes retroactive. Now hear the other side. Why one group says DA's are just using scare tactics.
Your Vote Counts: Deal Made
News 9 political analyst Scott Mitchell, Representative Jason Dunnington, and Representative Jon Echols discuss the deal made this week at the capitol giving the Governor more authority over the big 5 agencies. Also up for discussion savings, the OCHA audit, and other important bills coming forward.
Mitchell Talks: Why Are Inmates Choosing To Stay In Prison Rather Than Seek Parole?
Criminal justice reform. Is it working? And why are inmates choosing to stay in prison rather than seek parole? It’s all in Mitchell Talks with News 9 political analyst Scott Mitchell, News 9 reporter Aaron Brilbeck and Kay County District Attorney Brian Hermanson.
Mitchell Talks: What Oklahoma's Permitless Carry Would Be, What It Would Not Be
The House of Representatives is expected to take up permitless carry this week, allowing Oklahomans over 21 and without felonies to carry a gun without a license. Today we hear about what the bill covers and does not cover.
Mitchell Talks: Dept. Of Corrections Seeks Raises For Workers
The governor lays out his spending plan for 2020. And the Department of Corrections scales back it’s request for two new prisons, but instead is asking for raises for corrections workers. It’s all on Mitchell Talks with guest Joe Allbaugh, Director of the Department of Corrections.”
Your Vote Counts: State Question 780 - Criminal Justice Reform
News 9 political analyst Scott Mitchell and Reps. Jason Dunnington and Jon Echols discuss State Question 780 and their bill to improve criminal justice in Oklahoma. They also discuss the governor's inauguration and the upcoming legislative session.
Your Vote Counts: Medical Marijuana Developments
On this week’s Your Vote Counts, Scott Mitchell, Rep. Jason Dunnington & Rep. Josh West discuss the latest developments of medical marijuana, the upcoming runoff election between gubernatorial GOP candidates Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt, and Oklahoma education.
Your Vote Counts: House Bill 1010XX, Domestic Violence, SQ 788
In this week’s Your Vote Counts, Representative Jason Dunnington and Senator Stephanie Bice talk House Bill 1010, the funding mechanism for teacher raises, domestic violence and sexual assault in Oklahoma, and the ongoing debate of SQ 788, the legalization of medical marijuana in Oklahoma.
Your Vote Counts: Oklahoma Incarceration Rate Highest In The Nation
On this week’s Your Vote Counts, Rep. Jason Dunnington & Rep. Jon Echols talk Oklahoma now being ranked number one in the nation in terms of incarceration, record numbers reveal more and more Oklahoma newborns testing positive for drugs, the California travel ban on Oklahoma and more.