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01/28/15
Raleigh, N.C. – Fulfilling a promise made to constituents, Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) filed a bill Wednesday to protect the first amendment rights – and jobs – of magistrates and registers of deeds’ employees whose participation in same-sex marriage ceremonies w...
01/14/15
Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) on Wednesday announced appointments to Senate Standing Committees for the 2015-2016 biennium. “The Senate is fortunate to have capable, experienced legislators who share a commitment to good governance and a focus on growing job...
01/14/15
Will continue focus on jobs, economy, public education Raleigh, N.C. – Members of the North Carolina Senate returned to Raleigh Wednesday morning to begin their 2015-2016 legislative session. Sen. Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) was re-elected by his colleagues to serve a third term as Presid...
01/08/15
Raleigh, N.C. – Legislative leaders on Thursday announced plans to file a petition for certiorari later this week urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear legal arguments for North Carolina’s constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman: “We&rsqu...
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...
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