GOP Head Wants 2 Top Perdue Aides To Quit

The head of North Carolina's Republican Party says two top aides to Gov. Beverly Perdue should resign because of poor performance.

North Carolina GOP Chairman Tom Fetzer said Monday that Correction Department Secretary Alvin Keller should step down because the state still has too few parole officers a year after the Perdue administration promised to ease the shortage.

Fetzer says Crime Control Secretary Reuben Young should resign for failing to pursue claims that former Gov. Mike Easley ordered e-mail messages deleted to prevent them from becoming public. Fetzer says Perdue can't claim to be a reform governor with the holdover from the Easley administration still in office.

A Perdue spokeswoman did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

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  • by Fred Location: Raleigh on Feb 9, 2010 at 03:00 AM
    The difference between perdue and Easley, Lipstick.
  • by TarHeel Location: Ayden on Feb 8, 2010 at 08:07 PM
    Elect me, a common man, to be your next Gov. I promise you everything. no matter what party you belong to or what your views are. Remember, a vote for me is just a typical wasted vote.
  • by pete Location: grifton on Feb 8, 2010 at 05:10 PM
    Let them take PA-DO with them.
  • by Wow Location: Greenville on Feb 8, 2010 at 04:20 PM
    In other news: sky blue, grass green.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Feb 8, 2010 at 02:24 PM
    Terminate Bevs aids because of poor performance, if we terminated because of poor performance then that would terminate the whole NC political machine.
  • by US citizen for now Location: Washington on Feb 8, 2010 at 12:28 PM
    ......Beverly Perdue should resign because of poor performance. They're just playing "follow the leader".
  • by Darren Location: OBX on Feb 8, 2010 at 12:20 PM
    That governor of ours needs to be the FIRST to go, but I will say, the other two need to go as well.
  • by Ted Location: Grimesland on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:57 AM
    I'm a former police officer and have worked for the DOC for over 6 years and I can't get so much as an interview with Probation and Parole...
  • by Anonymous on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:31 AM
    Why just the aides?? Why not the boss lady also??
  • by beachbum3 on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:31 AM
    I am a loyal democrat but bev needs to go for she isnt even the real governor of north carolina anyway for the senate leadership is the real governor of north carolina i personaly hope though that she will not become imitiadeted my mr fetzers demans though she needs to tell him to kiss off thank you
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