Phil Berger http://wfae.org en Educators Meet With Senate Leader Berger After Protest http://wfae.org/post/educators-meet-senate-leader-berger-after-protest <p>Fifteen educators and advocates who expected to be arrested outside Senate leader Phil Berger’s office Monday night instead spent an hour talking with him about education and money.</p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:44:07 +0000 Ann Doss Helms 52621 at http://wfae.org Educators Meet With Senate Leader Berger After Protest Eugenics Compensation Facing Early Legislative Hurdles http://wfae.org/post/eugenics-compensation-facing-early-legislative-hurdles <p></p><p>An effort to compensate living victims of North Carolina's now-defunct eugenics program is facing early opposition as lawmakers prepare to meet. Senate President Pro-Tem Phil Berger Wednesday said he doesn't support the plan as it was proposed last year and hasn't brought it up with his Republican colleagues.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 20:47:30 +0000 Julie Rose 19569 at http://wfae.org Eugenics Compensation Facing Early Legislative Hurdles GOP Legislative Leaders Make Clear Who's In Charge http://wfae.org/post/gop-legislative-leaders-make-clear-whos-charge <p>When the North Carolina General Assembly gaveled the two chambers into session, the leaders of the House and Senate took to their respective podiums to deliver their outlook on the upcoming biennium session of the legislature.</p><p>And it was clear that both leaders had distinct visions for their chamber’s work.</p><p>House Speaker Thom Tillis of Mecklenburg delivered an address aimed at both sides of the political aisle.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:02:39 +0000 Michael Bitzer 19189 at http://wfae.org GOP Legislative Leaders Make Clear Who's In Charge