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Congressional Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday September 29, 2019 ( 49 items )  

Burr Leads Bipartisan Coalition to Provide Tax Relief to Victims of Natural Disasters
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) today introduced legislation to provide tax relief to victims of several 2018 natural disasters. The bipartisan bill, the Hurricanes Florence and Michael and California Wildfire Tax Relief Act, would continue to provide relief to victims  more

Chairman Price's Oversight Hearing Opening Statement: FAA Aviation Certification
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. David Price, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, September 25, 2019, Chairman David Price (NC-04) of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee hosted a public hearing on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) aviation certification process. The hearing, currently in process, is in room 2359 of the Rayburn House Office Building and the witness is Daniel K. Elwell, Deputy Administrator at FAA. Chairman  more

Chairwoman Adams Issues Statement at Hearing on Misclassification of Employees
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- The Education and Labor subcommittee on Workforce Protections issued the following statement by Chairwoman Alma S. Adams, D-North Carolina, at a hearing entitled "Misclassification of Employees: Examining the Costs to Workers, Businesses, and the Economy": "Today, we are gathered to discuss worker misclassification, a pervasive problem that imposes significant costs to workers, businesses, and our economy. "When a worker who should be an employee under the law is catego  more

GAO Denies Protest by K2 Solutions of Southern Pines, North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by K2 Solutions of Southern Pines, North Carolina. According to the GAO, K2 Solutions "protests the award of a contract to Actionable Solutions Group, LLC (ASG) under request for proposals (RFP) No. H92222-18-R-0012, issued by the Department of Defense, United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM), for intelligence support services. K2 argues that the agency unreasonably evaluated   more

House Small Business Committee Issues Testimony From Plexus Capital
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- The House Small Business Committee issued the following testimony by Plexus Capital CFO Ronda Penn at a hearing entitled "SBA Management Review: Small Business Investment Company Program": "Thank you for holding this important hearing and for inviting me to testify. My name is Ronda Penn. I am Chief Financial Officer of Plexus Capital--a North Carolina small business focused on supporting the growth of other small businesses throughout the United States. I am excited to   more

Rep. Adams Issues Statement on FUTURE Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement on the Senate's failure to pass the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act: "The FUTURE Act is bipartisan. It passed the House with broad support and has strong support in the Senate. It is shocking and illogical that Senator Alexander has refused to do his job and pass this vital legislation, critical for the success of HBCUs and students of color. "Chairman Alexander  more

Rep. Adams Issues Statement on Speaker Pelosi's Impeachment Inquiry Announcement
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement in support of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's impeachment inquiry announcement: "I firmly support Speaker Pelosi moving forward with an impeachment inquiry. "The President has admitted to breaking the law. "He acknowledges working with a foreign nation to impede our election process. "This is illegal, unacceptable and cannot be tolerated."  more

Rep. Adams Issues Statement on Whistleblower Complaint
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement regarding a whistleblower complaint: "The complaint of the Whistleblower is serious and implicates a clear threat to our democracy and national security. "It outlined an attempt by the White House to cover up President Trump's illegal entanglements with Ukraine. "I applaud the Whistleblower for his/her courage and condemn dishonest attempts by the President to destroy their credibility. "Congress m  more

Rep. Budd Issues Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Against President Trump
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the opening of an impeachment inquiry against President Trump: "President Trump is right to release the full, unredacted transcript of his call with the Ukrainian President. "That's the first-hand account of the call. "It's incredibly reckless for House Democrats to base an impeachment inquiry on the second-hand account of a whistleblower whose attorney worked for  more

Rep. Budd Issues Statement on SEC's Announcement of Test-the-Waters Rule
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement after the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the adoption of a new rule to allow all issuers to test-the-waters: "I applaud SEC Chairman Jay Clayton for this recent rulemaking and I appreciate his commitment to facilitating capital formation. "This rule reduces the process risk to companies that are contemplating going public in order to make listing on exchanges more attractive, strengthening Ame  more

Rep. Budd Recognizes Statesville Brick for 115 Years of Business
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-North Carolina, issued the following speech, which was published in the Congressional Record on Sept. 19, recognizing Statesville Brick for 115 years of business: I rise today to recognize Statesville Brick Company for 115 years of business. Due to the Southeast's unique rivers that produce red clay deposits, North Carolina has long been at the center of the brick making economy. This includes company's like Statesville Brick Company which opened its do  more

Rep. Foxx Issues Statement at Markup of Protecting the Right to Organize Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Education and Labor Committee, issued the following opening statement at the markup of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (H.R. 2474): "Imagine a situation where your private information is shared without your consent; you are required to pay hundreds of dollars a year to a political organization that you do not support in order to work; you are forced to declare your support to that organ  more

Rep. Foxx Issues Statement on Labor Department Overtime Rule
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Education and Labor Committee, issued the following statement supporting the Labor Department's overtime rule: "The Labor Department's overtime rule is great news for American workers and business owners. "The DOL rule is a responsible, reasonable, and workable solution that will update outdated salary levels and increase the number of workers eligible for overtime pay, while providing needed c  more

Rep. Foxx: Bipartisan, Bicameral Members Introduce Fair Sugar Policy Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Yesterday, Representatives Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) and Danny K. Davis (D-I.L.), along with Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Pat Toomey (R-PA), introduced the Fair Sugar Policy Act of 2019, legislation that would provide relief for consumers and businesses by making commonsense reforms to the U.S. sugar program. "There is one single commodity program that has not been reformed in over 80 years, an  more

Rep. Foxx: Democrats Pass Union Boss Wish List at Workers Expense
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Education and Labor Committee, issued the following news release: Today, Committee Democrats convened a markup of H.R. 2474, the PRO Act, far-reaching legislation that will increase the coercive influence of unions, subject more workers to unwanted unionization, and undermine the rights of workers and employers. Instead of increasing transparency and accountability to serve union members better,  more

Rep. Holding Issues Statement on Release of Ukraine Call Transcript
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. George Holding, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement regarding the release of the transcript of President Trump's telephone conversation with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky: "I just read the transcript. "There was no quid pro quo and nothing that justifies impeachment. "I think most folks have had enough of this circus. "The politicians need to quit posturing and finger-pointing and get back to work."  more

Rep. Hudson Congratulates Lt. Gen. LaCamera on His Nomination
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 -- Rep. Richard Hudson, R-North Carolina, issued the following speech, which was published in the Congressional Record on Sept. 27, congratulating Lt. Gen. Paul LaCamera on his nomination for promotion and selection of general of U.S. Army Pacific: I rise today to honor and congratulate Lieutenant General Paul LaCamera for his recent nomination for promotion and selection of General of United States Army Pacific. Since 2018, LTG LaCamera has been the Commanding General of   more

Rep. Hudson Continues Pressure, Applauds OIG GenX Probe
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Richard Hudson, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: After consistent pressure from U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader on efforts to tackle GenX, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will begin an investigation to determine what actions the EPA took to verify compliance with requirements of the 2009 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Premanufacture Notice Consent Orde  more

Rep. McHenry Announces $71,337 Homeland Security Grant to North Gaston Volunteer Fire & Rescue in Gaston County
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced $71,337 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The grant will go to North Gaston Volunteer Fire and Rescue in Gaston County and comes in the eighth round of the 2018 fiscal year Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG), which aims to help firefighters and fi  more

Rep. McHenry Introduces Bill to Combat Growing Cybersecurity Threat
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Ranking Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, introduced H.R. 4458, the Cybersecurity and Financial System Resilience Act of 2019. This legislation works to ensure the Federal Reserve is prioritizing cybersecurity and modernization to combat the growing threat of cyberattacks to our financial system. "This summer, more than a mill  more

Rep. McHenry Introduces Bipartisan Financial Transparency Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10), the Ranking Republican of the House Financial Services Committee, joined Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY-12), Chair of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets to introduce H.R. 4476, the Financial Transparency Act. The legislation will make financial data more easily available and less op  more

Rep. McHenry Issues Statement on Appointment of Georgieva as IMF Managing Director
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement on the appointment of Kristalina Georgieva as the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund: "I congratulate Kristalina Georgieva and wish her well as she embarks on her new role at the IMF. "I hope that Managing Director Georgieva will complete important reforms at the Fund, including overhauling its compensation policie  more

Rep. McHenry Issues Statement on House Democrats' Impeachment Inquiry
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement that House Democrats would begin an impeachment inquiry: "Since this Congress began in January, it has been clear that House Democrats' ultimate goal was to undo the results of the 2016 election and remove President Trump from office. "Yesterday, Speaker Pelosi made that official. Rather than working in a bipartisan fashion to secure the border, ratify the US  more

Rep. McHenry Issues Statement on Rep. Timmons Being Selected as Member of Financial Services Committee
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the selection of Rep. William Timmons, R-South Carolina, as member of the committee: "Congressman Timmons' experience as a small business owner will make him a valuable addition to the Financial Services Committee as Republicans continue to work to find solutions for investors, consumers, and job creators of all sizes.  more

Rep. McHenry Issues Statement on SEC Move to Strengthen Capital Markets
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Securities and Exchange Commission's rule to extend the test-the-waters accommodation to all issuers, enabling them to gauge market interest in initial public offerings: "I applaud the SECs commitment to strengthening our public markets, which gives everyday American investors a greater opportunity to grow their sa  more

Rep. McHenry: Republicans Push SEC for Additional Regulatory Right-Sizing, Modernization to Benefit Everyday Investors
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following news release: Today, the Committee held a hearing with all five of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioners under the Democrats' false pretense that the Commission is not fulfilling its mission. While Committee Democrats pushed their partisan, anti-growth agenda and criticized the SEC's work to right-size regulations tha  more

Rep. McHenry: The Reality is That Prices Increase for All When Some Decline to Pay
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following news release: * * * - Republicans push for modernization of debt collection practices to better serve all Americans * * * The top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry (NC-10), delivered the following opening statement at a full committee hearing on debt collection practices and the best solutions for consume  more

Rep. McHenry: Top Republican Introduces New Bill to Combat Growing Cybersecurity Threat
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following news release: Today, the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry (NC-10) introduced new legislation to ensure the Federal Reserve is prioritizing cybersecurity and modernization to combat the growing threat of cyberattacks to our financial system. "This summer, more than a million people fell victim to the mo  more

Rep. Meadows Issues Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Announcement
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement regarding the announcement by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, that House Democrats are formally pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Trump: "From the moment Donald Trump was inaugurated, Washington Democrats have been myopically focused on politically targeting his administration and impeaching him from office. Their efforts began with the dissemination of a fake Russian collusion conspi  more

Rep. Price Issues Statement on Allegations Involving President Trump, Ukraine
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 -- Rep. David Price, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement on allegations that President Trump urged the President of Ukraine to investigate the ex-Vice President Joe Biden's family: "The reports that President Trump wielded the power of the presidency to direct Ukraine to target a political opponent should alarm every American. "If true, these actions would amount to textbook abuse of power - the type of activity typically found in authoritarian regimes. "  more

Rep. Price Issues Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Against President Trump
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. David Price, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement that the House will open an impeachment inquiry against President Trump: "I fully support Speaker Pelosi's decision to move forward with an official impeachment inquiry. "Reports of President Trump's clear abuse of power--inviting a foreign government to target a political opponent - breaks his oath of office and threatens our national security and the independ  more

Rep. Rouzer Issues Statement on U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. David Rouzer, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement after the signing of the U.S-Japan Trade Agreement: "The trade agreement announced today between the U.S. and Japan is a big win for North Carolina's farm families. "Trade with countries that share our values is more important than ever. "Greater access to the Japanese market means stronger farm revenues for North Carolina farmers." A member of the House Agriculture Committee, Rouzer serves as the Ran  more

Rep. Scott, Three Representatives Issue Statements on $1.5 Billion Disaster Assistance for Agricultural Producers
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Reps. Austin Scott, R-Georgia, Neal Dunn, R-Florida, Tom Rice, R-South Carolina, and David Rouzer, R-North Carolina, issued the following statements upon introducing bipartisan legislation which would provide an additional $1.5 billion in disaster assistance for agricultural producers impacted by 2018 and 2019 natural disasters: "Last October, Hurricane Michael ripped through Georgia, leaving billions of dollars in agricultural damages in its wake. For months, Rep. Sanfo  more

Rep. Walker Issues Statement on Speaker Pelosi Launching Impeachment Inquiry Into President Trump
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Mark Walker, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, announced a formal impeachment inquiry for President Trump: "House Democrats have been tilting at windmills in search of impeachment for the last three years and they now think they have found their Don Quixote in a leaker who is pushing secondhand rumors. After saying it 'divides the country,' Speaker Pelosi now says impeachment is a 'healing process' and is taki  more

Rep. Walker Issues Statement on U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Mark Walker, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement on the House passage of the U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act (H.R. 3525) on a 230-184 vote: "Earlier this week, I said impeachment was the House Democrats only agenda. "I was mistaken. They just passed legislation that will give illegal immigrants better health care records than our veterans and servicemembers. "More and more they are making their priorities clear and it's absolutely s  more

Rep. Walker Legislation to Track Terrorism Against Law Enforcement Officer Passes House
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Mark Walker, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) released the following statement upon the passage of H.R. 3106, Domestic and International Terrorism DATA Act, which included an amendment he authored: "There has been an alarming increase in violent attacks on our law enforcement officers from assailants using hatchets, Molotov cocktails, guns, and other weapons. This violence has no place in our nation and c  more

Rep. Walker Stands Up for the Humane Treatment of Inmates With Solitary Confinement Reform Legislation
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Mark Walker, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: U.S. Representatives Mark Walker (R-N.C.) and Cedric Richmond (D- La.) today introduced the Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2019 which highlights the practice of solitary confinement in American prisons and formulates solutions to improve the system. The bi-partisan bill establishes a national commission that will study the issue with significant stakeholder input and submit a report wit  more

Reps. Budd, Harris Issue Statements on Introduction of Flexibility Through Lower Expenses Health Care Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Reps. Ted Budd, R-North Carolina, and Andy Harris, R-Maryland, issued the following statements after introducing the Flexibility Through Lower Expenses Health Care Act (H.R. 4484): The bill codifies into law the Trump Administration's rules on Short Term Limited Duration Insurance (STLDI) and Association Health Plans (AHPs). Specifically, the bill allows small businesses to band together to purchase affordable plans and gives consumers the freedom to purchase low-cost, s  more

Reps. Budd, Heck Issue Statements After Introducing International Insurance Standards Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Reps. Ted Budd, R-North Carolina, and Denny Heck, D-Washington, issued the following statements after introducing the International Insurance Standards Act: "The U.S. state-based system of insurance regulation has long been the gold standard for protecting consumers. And with half of U.S. states representing roughly half of the top 50 insurance marketplaces in the world, acknowledging the equivalence of our regulatory system should be prioritized in any discussions for a  more

Reps. Maloney & McHenry Introduce Bipartisan Financial Transparency Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-North Carolina, ranking Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Chair of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, and Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, Tuesday introduced The Financial Transparency Act. The legislation will make   more

Reps. Price, Butterfield, Adams Support Redistricting Lawsuit
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: U.S. Representatives David E. Price (NC-04), G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), and Alma Adams (NC-12), the Democratic members of North Carolina's congressional delegation, issued a joint statement in support of the lawsuit filed today challenging North Carolina's congressional map under the North Carolina Constitution: "We fully support this new effort to ensure voters finally have fair congressional dist  more

Reps. Price, Butterfield, Adams Support Redistricting Lawsuit to Ensure Fair Maps
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. David Price, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: U.S. Representatives David E. Price (NC-04), G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), and Alma Adams (NC-12), the Democratic members of North Carolina's congressional delegation, issued a joint statement in support of the lawsuit filed today challenging North Carolina's congressional map under the North Carolina Constitution: "We fully support this new effort to ensure voters finally have fair congressional distri  more

Reps. Richmond, Walker Issue Statements Bipartisan Solitary Confinement Reform Bill
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Reps. Cedric L. Richmond, D-Louisiana, and Mark Walker, R-North Carolina, issued the following statements after the introduction of the Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act (H.R. 4488): Richmond said: "It is past time that Congress act to study and reform solitary confinement in the United States. "This is an issue I have been working on since my time in the Louisiana State Legislature. Solitary confinement is inhumane, psychologically damaging, and unnecessarily  more

Sen. Tillis Co-Sponsors Bipartisan School Safety Bill
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), David Perdue (R-GA), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) are taking bipartisan action to strengthen school safety for students across the country. The senators introduced the School Safety Clearinghouse Act, which would establish a federally-funded and housed information clearinghouse detailing best practices for school security and design. "One  more

Sen. Tillis Issues Statement on Ukraine Call Transcript
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, issued the following statement after President Trump released the transcript of his conversation with the president of Ukraine: "Nancy Pelosi should be embarrassed. The transcript debunks the Democrats' false claims against President Trump and demonstrates that their call to impeach him is a total farce. "This is yet another pathetic attempt by Democrats to destroy President Trump with falsehoods to overturn the results of the 2016   more

Senate Banking Committee Issues Testimony From Clearing House Payments
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee issued the following testimony by Robert Hunter, deputy general counsel of the Clearing House Payments, at a hearing entitled "Facilitating Faster Payments in the U.S.": "My name is Rob Hunter, and I serve as the Deputy General Counsel of The Clearing House Payments Company, based in our North Carolina facilities. I have worked at The Clearing House for more than ten years providing senior legal support to all of ou  more

Tillis & Baldwin Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Quality of Health Care for Veterans
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Bipartisan bill would expand access to training and educational opportunities for future health professionals on veteran-specific health needs * * * Today, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced bipartisan legislation that aims to better educate future health care professionals on the specific medical needs of veterans so they can provide the highest quality ca  more

Tillis & Burr Lead Bipartisan Coalition to Provide Tax Relief to Victims of Natural Disasters
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) today introduced legislation to provide tax relief to victims of several 2018 natural disasters. The bipartisan bill,the Hurricanes Florence and Michael and California Wildfire Tax Relief Act, would continue to provide relief to victims o  more

Tillis Co-Sponsors Bill to Ensure Dignified Burial for the Remains of Unborn Children
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored legislation to enforce guidelines for the dignified handling of the remains of unborn children and penalties for failing to respect the sanctity of human life. The legislation comes after the disturbing discovery of over 2,000 remains of unborn children in the home of an Indiana abortion doctor this month. "The disgusting actions by the abortion doc  more