Press Releases 02/4/2016
NC & CO Senators Put Their Pride On The Line With Super Bowl 50 Wager
The wager requires the freshman Senator representing the losing team to deliver a speech on the Senate floor congratulating the Super Bowl champion that meets the following conditions...
Press Releases 02/2/2016
Tillis: Census Should Include All North Carolina Soldiers And Marines
“They live here in North Carolina, they vote here, they pay taxes here, and their children go to school here..."
Press Releases 01/28/2016
Tillis Joins Bipartisan Effort To Recognize School Choice Week
“Access to a quality education unfortunately remains one of the biggest roadblocks to ensuring that every child in the nation has a shot at realizing their American Dream,” said Senator Tillis.
Press Releases 01/28/2016
Tillis Applauds Committee Passage to Protect America From Intellectual Property Theft
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, applauded the Committee’s passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act, of which he is an original cosponsor.
Press Releases 01/23/2016
Tillis & McCain Place Wager On NFC Championship Game
Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and John McCain (R-AZ) have wagered the delivery of a humbling Senate floor speech on the outcome of tomorrow’s NFC Championship Game between the Carolina Panthers and the Arizona Cardinals.
Press Releases 01/21/2016
Tillis Statement On Senate Vote To Override President Obama’s Veto Of WOTUS Legislation
The Obama Administration’s WOTUS rule is the latest federal government land grab that will expand the scope of federal authority over land and water at the expense of farmers, ranchers, landowners and business owners across the country.
Press Releases 01/20/2016
Tillis Supports Strengthening Screening Process For Syrian and Iraqi Refugees
“Protecting the American people and securing the homeland is the federal government’s number one responsibility, and the reality is that it would only take one error in the refugee screening process to produce a catastrophic result for our nation..."
Press Releases 01/13/2016
Tillis Statement On President Obama’s State Of The Union Address
“The American people are sick and tired of the gridlock in Washington. The President has a choice to make. He can finally engage with Congress and work to find common ground, or he can continue to side-step Congress and the American people by implementing executive actions that divide rather than unite. I hope the President will choose the path of collaboration and bipartisanship. Regardless, I’ll continue to work hard on behalf of all North Carolinians, and I’ll work across the aisle to produce results for our great state and nation.”
Press Releases 01/9/2016
Tillis Statement On National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Senator Tillis supports The Thin Blue Line Act, which amends the federal criminal code to make the killing or attempted killing of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder an aggravating factor in death penalty determinations.