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Nov 27, 2018

Cheesed Berger puts beef on the table

Festivus, and its associated Airing of Grievances, isn’t until Dec. 23 this year, but some judges on the North Carolina Court of Appeals have got a lot of problems with people, and now you’re going to hear about it. Two weeks after one panel put a lower court judge on full blast, on Nov. 20 […]

Jul 31, 2018

NC Sen. Berger’s lawyer elevated to chief of staff

RALEIGH (AP) The legislative staff attorney for North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger is becoming the top administrator for Berger’s office. Berger announced July 30 that Andrew Tripp will be his next chief of staff, succeeding longtime aide Jim Blaine when he steps down at the end of the week. Tripp has been Berger’s general counsel […]

Jul 14, 2016

Treat your children well

There are many attributes that would aid a candidate for a seat on the state’s Court of Appeals. A distinguished legal career, eloquent public speaking, and an enthusiasm for stumping for voters would all presumably come in handy. But having a father who is the majority leader of the state senate is also useful, it […]

Jul 12, 2016

Judge: Is special session needed on Wake County maps?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina General Assembly leaders are deciding whether to return to work to redraw local districts in the state second-most populous county which were struck down by an appeals court. A lower court judge has asked Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore to tell him by July 18 […]

Jun 19, 2015

Gov. McCrory, legislative leaders preparing for legal battle

The state Supreme Court showdown between Gov. Pat McCrory and the leaders of the North Carolina General Assembly is just a few days away.

Jan 6, 2015

Senate leader’s son appointed NC administrative law judge

An outgoing district attorney, former congressional candidate and son of North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger is now a judge who hears challenges to state agency decisions.

Sep 16, 2014

NAACP files elections complaint against Sen. Phil Berger

North Carolina NAACP leaders are accusing Senate leader Phil Berger of unlawfully misleading potential voters watching his television ad that highlights his role passing a photo identification requirement to vote in person.

Sep 5, 2013

Senate leader’s general counsel leaving her post

The chief lawyer for Senate leader Phil Berger at the General Assembly is leaving her post to return to her previous law firm.

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