In the News 04/19/2021
Tillis Op-Ed: Biden's border crisis – he promised security, dignity to migrants. This is how he's failed
“The Biden administration’s policies have fallen well short of being humane to migrants or strong on border security. As a result, we now have both a humanitarian and security crisis. Biden’s response has been to deny reality and deflect responsibility.”
In the News 02/11/2021
Senator Tillis: Legislation on toxic exposure in the military could get passed this year
This Congress, Tillis plans to reintroduce the Toxic Exposure in the American Military (TEAM) Act, a bill Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) calls “the most ambitious and comprehensive legislation on military toxic exposures ever introduced” and “the culmination of nearly two years of collaboration by the TEAM Coalition” of over 30 veteran service organizations.
In the News 09/18/2020
Tillis Leads Legislation to Punish Criminals for Targeting Law Enforcement Officers
U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) led a group of Senators in introducing the Protect and Serve Act, legislation that would create federal penalties for individuals who deliberately target local, state, or federal law enforcement officers with violence.
In the News 08/10/2020
North Carolina senator says defense budget provides 3% raise, addresses housing
Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act calls for a 3% pay raise for service members and money to research a vaccine for the coronavirus
In the News 06/10/2020
Key Senate panel approves 3 percent pay raise for troops next year
Senators included the 3 percent pay raise in the personnel section of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s annual defense authorization bill draft.
In the News 06/10/2020
Senate panel supports 3% pay boost for troops in 2021
The 3% pay raise, which if approved would go into effect in January, matches what the White House proposed in its budget recommendation submitted in February. Troops received a 3.1% boost in pay last year.
In the News 04/8/2020
Tillis fields COVID-19 questions in telephone town hall
On Wednesday morning, U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis hosted his 16th telephone town hall answering questions from North Carolinians about the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.