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12/19/14
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina saw the largest percentage drop in unemployment  in the country in November as employers added more than 16,000 new jobs across the state, according to data released Friday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. With the continued steady job growth, t...
11/26/14
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina employers have added 84,700 payroll jobs since October 2013, according to preliminary data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. That figure is the sixth highest in the nation and behind only Florida and Georgia for best in the Southeast. Senate Lead...
11/22/14
Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) issued the following statement Saturday upon learning the House Republican Caucus selected Rep. Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) as their Speaker-Designee for the 2015-2016 biennium: “I congratulate Speaker-Designee Tim Moore and the oth...
11/13/14
Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenburg) responded Thursday to a reported lawsuit filed by Gov. Pat McCrory that could derail the work of several independent commissions – including the regulatory board providing independent o...
11/07/14
Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) issued the following statement Friday as legislative leaders continued to defend North Carolina’s marriage amendment by appealing a federal judge’s injunction of the law: “Just two years ago, the people of North Caro...
10/21/14
Wentworth, N.C. – Concerned by recent events in his home county and in communities across the state, Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) on Tuesday announced his intention to file legislation to protect the first amendment and religious rights of magistrates, registers of deeds and their ...
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