Press Releases 07/27/2021
Tillis Statement on CDC’s Misguided Mask Guidance For Vaccinated Americans
oday, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement on the updated mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Americans who have already been vaccinated:
Press Releases 07/26/2021
U.S. Senate Unanimously Approves Tillis’ Veterans Family Survivors Benefits Bill
Currently, veterans who pass away from coronavirus may have their cause of death identified as “COVID-19” without accounting for service-related disabilities that further complicate their coronavirus diagnosis.
Press Releases 07/23/2021
Tillis, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Homeowners Prepare for Natural Disasters
Senator Tillis and a group of Senators introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Disaster Mitigation and Tax Parity Act, a bill that would make rebates that homeowners receive for making natural disaster mitigation improvements to their homes exempt from federal taxes.
Press Releases 07/22/2021
Tillis Co-Sponsors Legislation to Increase Penalties for Robbing Gun Stores
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has reported a 43 percent increase in the number of FFL burglaries and a 15 percent decrease in the number of FFL robberies from 2019 to 2020.
Press Releases 07/21/2021
Tillis Co-Sponsored Legislation to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act Passes Senate
VOCA established the CVF, which provides grant funding for state victim compensation and assistance programs.
Press Releases 07/16/2021
Tillis, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Sanction Iran Supreme Leader and President-Elect
America must hold Iranian leaders accountable for decades of violence, terrorism, and human rights abuses, and Ayatollah Khamenei and Ebrahim Raisi should be sanctioned under the Global Magnistky Act.
Press Releases 07/15/2021
Tillis, Colleagues Introduce Resolution In Support of The Cuban People
America stands with the Cuban people and their calls for freedom and opportunity after decades of oppressive rule by the communist regime. I am proud to join this resolution with my colleagues and applaud Senator Rubio’s leadership.
Press Releases 07/13/2021
Tillis & Coons Statement on Demonstrations in Cuba
As co-chairs of the bipartisan Senate Human Rights Caucus, we express solidarity with the peaceful pro-democracy demonstrators in Cuba. Decades of authoritarianism, corruption, and economic mismanagement have resulted in dire living standards for millions of Cubans. We call on President Miguel Diaz-Canel and the Communist Party of Cuba to respect the fundamental rights of the Cuban people and respond to the needs of citizens calling for freedom and reform.
Press Releases 07/7/2021
Tillis, Cornyn Call on Chairman Durbin to Consider Targeted Bill to Protect DACA Enrolled Recipients
Senators Tillis and Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin urging him to consider targeted legislation that would offer permanent legal status specifically to active participants in the DACA program.
Press Releases 07/7/2021
Tillis Leads Letter to DOJ Seeking Answers Over Open Border Policies
Sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland seeking answers over actions taken by the Biden Administration and the DOJ to open our borders and encourage illegal immigration in the midst of an ongoing crisis at the southern border.