Stories tagged: "HEROES Act"


Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., talks with Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Sen. Joshua Hawley, R-Mo., during a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP)
I’m a North Carolinian with COPD and Asthma. Why Hasn’t Sen. Tillis Acted to Fund More Coronavirus Relief?

A NC resident at high-risk for coronavirus says, with lives on the line, US Sen. Thom Tillis should abandon the Republican Party line on COVID-19 relief.

Gov. Roy Cooper urged local governments in some communities to consider new coronavirus restrictions as the virus spreads. (Image via NC DPS)
Facing Billion-Dollar Budget Shortfall, Gov. Cooper to US Congress: ‘Do More, as Quickly as Possible’

With federal lawmakers at odds over coronavirus relief in HEROES Act, NC Gov. Cooper says Congress must act quickly to help states and local governments.

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., left, and Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., in January 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Burr and Tillis: I’m A NC Teacher. We Desperately Need Coronavirus Relief in the HEROES Act.

With coronavirus forcing NC into a billion-dollar budget deficit, why local government and school districts need the relief in the HEROES Act.