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Thom Tillis

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Checks To Dozens Of NC Politicians Came From Illegal Gambling

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A checking account used last year to make $235,000 in donations to the campaigns of dozens of North Carolina politicians contained the laundered proceeds of a criminal gambling enterprise, according to […]

12/28/2013

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N.C. House Leader Calls For Special Session

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis is calling on Gov. Beverly Perdue to call a special legislative session before the end of the year to fix a budget gap that could cause about 1,400 people with mental illnesses to lose their homes.

CBS Charlotte–11/30/2012

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NC Ethics Commission Investigating Lobbyists

The North Carolina State Ethics Commission is examining whether two lobbyists who had relationships with aides of House Speaker Thom Tillis — or the lobbyists’ clients — broke state laws.

06/05/2012