Press Releases 10/22/2015
Tillis Co-Sponsors Sentencing Reform Bill; Proposes Language Requiring Case-By-Case Review
“During my tenure as Speaker of the House in North Carolina, I worked across party lines to enact the most significant sentencing and corrections reform effort undertaken in decades…Although it is not perfect, I’ve co-sponsored the bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act with the hope that we can accomplish similar outcomes at the federal level..."
Press Releases 10/20/2015
Tillis Supports the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act
The Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act would have tightened an existing federal law focused on undocumented immigrants who re-enter the country several times.
Press Releases 10/8/2015
Tillis Co-Sponsors Bill Aimed To Help Combat Alzheimer’s Disease
“I am pleased to support the bipartisan EUREKA Act, which will encourage more public-private collaboration to combat Alzheimer’s disease.”
Press Releases 10/7/2015
Tillis & Burr Congratulate NC Nobel Prize In Chemistry Winners
“We congratulate Dr. Paul Modrich and Dr. Aziz Sancar for their well-deserved Nobel Prize in Chemistry."
Press Releases 10/7/2015
Tillis & Burr Applaud Passage Of NDAA That Includes Amendment To Help Protect 440th Airlift Wing
North Carolina Republican Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr applaud the Senate for passage of this critical legislation that will support our wounded warriors, servicemembers, and their families, and will provide the necessary funding our military needs to combat ISIS and other terrorist threats around the world.
Press Releases 10/5/2015
Tillis: Partisan TPP Carve-Out Sets Dangerous Precedent
“Breaking the long-standing tradition of not picking winners and losers in trade agreements, the Obama Administration has decided to use the TPP as a laboratory for partisan politics by discriminating against specific agricultural commodities. This sets a dangerous precedent for future trade agreements, and I will not only vote against the TPP, but actively work to help defeat its ratification in the Senate.”
Press Releases 10/2/2015
NC Weather Emergency Information
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Press Releases 10/1/2015
Tillis & Burr Respond To Administration’s Partisan TPP Tobacco Carve-Out
By carving out tobacco from the TPP, the Obama Administration is discriminating against an entire agricultural commodity, setting a dangerous precedent for future trade agreements.
Press Releases 09/30/2015
Tillis And Brown Introduce Bill To Help Disabled Veterans Find Long-Term Employment
Bipartisan Legislation would Improve the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities who Served after September 11, 2001, Have an Unemployment Rate of Nearly 18 Percent