Scenes from opening day of the NC legislature
North Carolina’s lawmakers return to Raleigh for their 2019 session at the end of the month, with a consistent Republican leadership group and plenty of new faces among Republicans and Democrats.
Sen. Phil Berger, R-Eden, and House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Kings Mountain, retained control of their respective chambers.
But the duo will have new challenges this year as lawmakers present and debate various topics without the security of a legislative supermajority.
Please let us know: What should lawmakers’ main focus be as their session begins Jan. 30?