RALEIGH, NC — Senate President Pro-Tem Phil Berger is speaking out on the legislative short session which ended July 1.  In an interview with WRAL, Berger covered a wide range of subjects on everything from the January 6 hearings, the budget, abortion, and Medicaid expansion.

The North Carolina Senate’s top leader put the chances of expanding Medicaid in the state at 75 percent or better.  The Sheriff’s Association also spoke out in favor of expanding Medicaid saying it will decrease crime.  Other groups, including NCMS offering support for expansion.

When asked about abortion, Berger said he could not predict what new restrictions Republicans would seek if given a super majority.

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