The N&O is running a series this week on the failures of the probation system and one article focuses on the technological deficiencies of different departments not being able to communicate with each other. (Which Civitas pointed out in this editorial back in March 2008).
But when asked who should step in and help out with the problem, Senate Leader-for-life Marc Basnight replied:
leaders, and they're 10 miles away. I'm certain they would want to
And just why would you mention SAS, Senator? Maybe it has to do with SAS CEO Jim Goodnight and his wife, Ann, giving your campaign over $40,000 in contributions and raising tens (if not hundreds) of thousands more over the past 8 years.
Nah, that's probably not the reason. It's because they're local and would want to succeed.