Press Releases 06/8/2021
Senate Passes Tillis-Supported Legislation That Will Hold China Accountable, Strengthen U.S. R&D and Technological Innovations
We must do everything in our power to counter the Chinese Communist Party’s ultimate goal of overtaking the United States as the world’s top superpower and realigning the international system to serve China’s nefarious interests.
Press Releases 06/8/2021
Tillis, Grassley, and Cornyn Urge Judicial Conference to Protect Small Businesses by Improving Standards in Americans with Disabilities Act Litigation
Senators Thom Tillis, Chuck Grassley, and John Cornyn sent a letter to Chief Justice John Roberts requesting that he direct the Judicial Conference of the United States to amend Rule 9 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to bring reason and fairness to the ballooning litigation under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Press Releases 06/2/2021
Tillis Introduces Disaster Relief Legislation to Mark the Start of the 2021 Hurricane Season
They also unfortunately know how slow federal relief programs can take to provide assistance. That is why I am proud to introduce these pieces of legislation to speed up the disaster recovery process and ensure our communities have the resources they need to recover in a timely fashion.
Press Releases 06/1/2021
Tillis, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Address Gaps in Veteran Health Care
This legislation will help fill in the gaps and ensure that all veterans have access to timely and quality care, regardless of where they live. I am proud to work on this legislation with my colleagues and will always work hard for our servicemembers and veterans.
Press Releases 05/28/2021
Tillis Leads Opposition to President Biden’s Energy Policies That Are Hurting American Families
“We are writing to you to express our strong opposition against the actions you have taken related to our nation’s energy infrastructure and national security,” wrote the Senators. “In your first 100 days in office, you have cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline, our country has experienced one of the worst gasoline shortages since the 1970s, and you waived the application of congressionally mandated sanctions paving the way for Russia to complete the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.”
Press Releases 05/27/2021
Tillis, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Improve Background Checks and Firearm Safety; Safeguard Second Amendment
The National Instant Criminal Background Check System is a crucial tool to ensure guns don’t fall into the wrong hands. This legislation will strengthen our background check system while protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding American citizens.
Press Releases 05/26/2021
Burr, Tillis Call on Gov. Cooper to Help N.C. Small Businesses Struggling to Find New Hires
Governor Cooper needs to acknowledge the existence of a problem and take action to fix it. While the governor recently announced he will finally start reinstating the job search requirement, that’s merely enforcing existing law. It’s not enough. The governor should immediately end expanded federal unemployment insurance and focus on incentives to encourage more people to return to the workforce, as nearly half of states already have.
Press Releases 05/25/2021
Tillis Co-sponsors Resolution to Condemn Violence Against Jews, Anti-Israel Rhetoric from Politicians and Media
Every member of Congress should unequivocally condemn this targeted violence. I am proud to co-sponsor this resolution to affirm our support and protections for Jewish Americans.
Press Releases 05/24/2021
Tillis, Colleagues Introduce ‘Don’t Weaponize the IRS Act’
While the Biden Administration works to expand the IRS to go after hardworking Americans, I am proud to work with many of my colleagues on this commonsense legislation to protect our First Amendment rights.