Berger said he has been out of state getting treatment for a medical condition, and he is working toward trying to attend meetings in the future.
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-District 2) says strong evidence shows that manipulation of patient scheduling at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Administration was a "facility-led, standardMore >> On Tuesday, Alabama Representatives responded to an audit that was published about access to the VA.More >> European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.More >> Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks....More >> Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.More >> Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on...More >> (Source: WSFA 12 News) An open records request filed by WSFA 12 News shows exactly how much money Alabama State University spent on legal fees to fight an audit by Forensic Strategic Solutions, or FSS, which alleged waste andMore >> An open records request filed by WSFA 12 News shows exactly how much money Alabama State University spent on legal fees to fight an audit by Forensic Strategic Solutions, or FSS, which alleged waste and wrongdoing against multiple ASU board member.More >> An Eclectic woman is facing domestic violence charges after investigators say she hit her husband several times with a vehicle Saturday night. The Tallassee Police Department says Angela Reynolds, 40,More >> An Eclectic woman is facing domestic violence charges after investigators say she hit her husband several times with a vehicle Saturday night.More >>
Lawmakers in Raleigh will likely vote later this week on a compromise budget agreement reached by conferees this past weekend, after negotiations extended the General Assembly session longer than manyMore >> Pay raises for teachers, more vacation days for state workers, and less money for film incentives are all part of the $21.2 billion budget plan agreed on by negotiators in the state House and Senate. The deal will likely be voted on by lawmakers this week in the General Assembly.More >> North Carolina Senate leaders say they hope to have a final budget to vote on this week. Senate Leader Phil Berger said Monday both chambers are working together to finalize the budget and says he hopesMore >> Sen. Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) says he expects members of the General Assembly to vote on a compromise budget plan by the end of the week. Committee members reached agreement this weekend on teacher pay raises, teaching assistant positions and funding Medicaid, which have been the three major sticking points in negotiations.More >> The North Carolina Senate has given tentative approval to a bill that changes how Medicaid is administered and paid for in the state. Senators approved the measure, 28-17, on Thursday. It would createMore >> State lawmakers in the Senate on Thursday passed a bill to partially privatize Medicaid by changing how the program is administrated and financed.More >> A new poll of North Carolina's highly-watched Senate race shows incumbent Kay Hagan's lead widening over Thom Tillis with less than four months left before Election Day. Public Policy Polling surveyedMore >> Incumbent Kay Hagan has stretched her lead slightly over Thom Tillis in the highly-watched race for one of North Carolina's seats in the U.S. Senate. Hagan's lead is now seven points over Tillis with less than four months to go before Election Day. To see the specifics of the poll, click on the link inside this story.More >> Republican David Rouzer has a cash advantage over the two other candidates running to replace Mike McIntyre as the Representative for North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District. Rouzer, Democrat JonathanMore >> Former state Senator David Rouzer has a wide advantage over the other two candidates in the race for the 7th Congressional District race in North Carolina. More >>