Issues

  • Jobs

    Since January 2011, when Senator Berger and his colleagues were sworn in to lead the State Senate, North Carolina’s unemployment rate has fallen from 10.4% to 5.5%, and the state’s economy created over 250,000 new jobs.

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  • Education

    Senator Berger learned first-hand the value of a good education. Improving public schools, ensuring better classroom results and creating opportunities for every student willing to work hard have become his highest legislative priorities.

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  • Fair Elections

    More than two thirds of all North Carolinians support the common-sense requirement of voters to show a valid photo ID before casting a ballot. The General Assembly passed a law that will prevent fraud and guarantee fair and honest elections in North Carolina by requiring voter...

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  • Budget

    Facing a $2.5 billion dollar structural deficit, the Senate in 2011 balanced the state budget and turned the historic shortfall into a surplus – all without raising taxes. The Senate has balanced the budget every year since, without raising taxes on North Carolina families or businesses....

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  • Taxes

    Under Senator Berger’s leadership, North Carolina’s tax rates quickly fell from the highest in the Southeast to some of the most competitive in the region. The largest tax cut and reform since the 1930s is providing relief for families and businesses alike.

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  • Values

    A pro-life and pro-traditional marriage Senator who believes in religious freedom, Senator Berger has fought to protect the unborn and the rights of magistrates and government officials who choose to opt out of gay marriages or other ceremonies because of religious objections.

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