Senator leader Phil Berger speaks about the Senate’s budget in May. Since coming to power five years ago, North Carolina Republican lawmakers have spent more than $10.5 million defending controversial laws on everything from redistricting to voter ID to House Bill 2.
Senator leader Phil Berger speaks about the Senate’s budget in May. Since coming to power five years ago, North Carolina Republican lawmakers have spent more than $10.5 million defending controversial laws on everything from redistricting to voter ID to House Bill 2. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Senator leader Phil Berger speaks about the Senate’s budget in May. Since coming to power five years ago, North Carolina Republican lawmakers have spent more than $10.5 million defending controversial laws on everything from redistricting to voter ID to House Bill 2. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

After passing laws, NC Republicans spent millions defending them

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