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What are they Hiding?

Last week, the chair of the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee, Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete, asked Department of Corrections Director Scott Frakes to appear before the committee to be questioned as a part of the investigation into the validity of the department’s new lethal injection protocol. Director Frakes declined the invitation, citing the pending litigation on the matter. The Judiciary Committee then requested permission to subpoena him, which the Executive Board of the Legislature granted by a vote of 5-3. He was subpoenaed to testify at a hearing at the capitol at 9 AM on Tuesday, May 8th. Good news, right? Maybe we’ll finally get some answers about just how this new protocol was drafte

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