After issuing a very general set of Rules in early January that will govern the manner in which the Senate would give advice and consent, Gov. Roy Cooper’s cabinet appointees, President Pro Tem Phil Berger appears to be prepared to provide more specifics about the process.
Gov. Cooper’s team has pointed out that there is no clear procedure for the Senate signing off on cabinet approvals. This and related issues have already landed in court as Gov. Cooper works to appoint his cabinet.
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