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.
Press Releases 01/8/2016
Senators Tillis, Ernst Conclude Congressional Delegation Trip To Fort Bragg
“Fort Bragg is the home to the Global Response Force, and is paramount to maintaining America’s position as the strongest and most capable military the world has ever seen,” said Senator Tillis. “I was honored to welcome Senator Ernst to Fort Bragg to visit with the commanders and brave active duty members serving at our nation’s largest military base, they truly represent the very best of the best.”
Press Releases 01/7/2016
Tillis Statement On Sending Legislation Repealing ObamaCare To The President's Desk
“Last year, I promised the people of North Carolina that if I were elected, I would work toward repealing and replacing ObamaCare, and the passage of this bill is fulfilling that promise,” said Senator Tillis.
Press Releases 01/4/2016
Senators Burr and Tillis Recap North Carolina Military and Veterans Related Legislative and Policy Gains for 2015
“Senator Burr and I worked hard this past year to preserve and strengthen North Carolina’s rich military tradition and advocate on behalf of the more than 800,000 North Carolinians who have honorably served our nation,” said Senator Tillis.
Press Releases 12/18/2015
Tillis: Omnibus Bill Reaffirms Commitment To Servicemembers And Veterans
Senator Thom Tillis voted in support of the omnibus appropriations bill, which, in addition to keeping the federal government running, also boosts defense discretionary funding, provides much-needed pay raises for military personnel, increases funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs by more than 10 percent, cuts $600 billion in taxes for hardworking Americans and small business owners, delays ObamaCare’s tax on high quality health insurance and medical device tax for two years, and lifts the 40-year oil export ban.
Press Releases 12/17/2015
Burr and Tillis Applaud Dept. of Veterans Affairs Decision to Finally Grant Disability Status to Camp Lejeune Veterans
“The VA is finally granting some justice to veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune,” said Sen. Tillis.
Press Releases 12/14/2015
Tillis: President Obama Once Again Fails To Outline Strategy To Defeat ISIS
“President Obama decided to hold his second photo-op in two weeks, where he offered nothing more than empty platitudes and tough talk on ISIS, and once again failed to outline a comprehensive strategy to defeat radical Islamic terrorism.