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House Speaker Harold Brubaker (R) and Senate President Pro Tem Marc Basnight (D) are political opposites, but their similar views on economic and constitutional issues could result in legislation for tax cuts, tort reform, and gubernatorial veto.
Marc Basnight has represented Senate District 1 in the North Carolina General Assembly since 1984. In the 2000 session he begins his fifth term as Senator Pro Tem, which is a record. Metro profiles this senator, who some say is more powerful then the newly elected governor.
North Carolina State Senator Marc Basnight talks about his brainchild, the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, and its impact on the state's environment in this WILDLIFE IN NORTH CAROLINA interview.
Marc Basnight has been living on the outer banks since he was a child. He since has grown up to be a prominent fighter for the saving of the ecological systems at play.
The career Marc Basnight devotes himself currently was protecting the shores of Shallowbag Bay and the surrounding land his family had called home for three centuries. Political initiatives spearheaded during his years in the Senate included the passage of a plastic bag ban on the Outer Banks. Environmental initiatives created post-career in Washington making preservation possible included the Natural Heritage Trust Fund and the recycling part of his restaurant’s operation that reduces his carbon footprint.