The handwritten cards asked the lawmakers to oppose the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education, defend the interests of immigrants and refugees, stop the silencing of government scientists, and oppose the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
Legislation by North Carolina Sen. Thom Tills to ensure that people who've received payments from states after being sterilized decades ago are not penalized in qualifying for federal benefits has been signed by President Barack Obama.
Today, Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis wrote a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donavan urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to grant presumptive disability status to veterans suffering from diseases caused by poisoned water at Camp Lejeune.
Marco Rubio has received an endorsement for the Republican presidential nomination from North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis as Rubio seeks to further consolidate support after a second-place finish in South Carolina and Jeb Bush's departure from the field.
As of September 10th, it has been almost six months since the water at the Wilmington VA Clinic has been unusable. Officials say that facility cost at least 280 thousand dollars in rent per month. We spoke with Senator Thom Tillis in Washington for an update.