I think our bills do have a good chance of passing the Legislature this year, based on the governor's support. I'm guardedly optimistic.

To me, that's not fair.

Alabama does have one of the most stringent habitual felony offender acts.

The main thing behind our agenda is that we've got to have a strong alternative punishment, and that's community corrections.

He might have been criticized by some, but you have to take into consideration the amount of money the department has.