Senate Pro-Tem Phil Berger, left, confers with Sen. Bob Rucho as the proposed budget bill is debated during the Senate session at the Legislature on July 31, 2014.
Senate Pro-Tem Phil Berger, left, confers with Sen. Bob Rucho as the proposed budget bill is debated during the Senate session at the Legislature on July 31, 2014. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Senate Pro-Tem Phil Berger, left, confers with Sen. Bob Rucho as the proposed budget bill is debated during the Senate session at the Legislature on July 31, 2014. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com