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Thom Tillis on Corporations

 


AdWatch: began working at 15; postponed college until later

Thom Tillis will begin running the second TV advertisement of his US Senate campaign, once again highlighting his business background. Unlike his first ad, Tillis does not name Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan in the spot. Rather, he references the "train wreck in Washington."

The 30-second spot is mainly biographical.

His commercial doesn't mention that he is in his second term as state House speaker, one of the two most influential legislative positions in the state. Rather, he mentions working as a short-order cook at 15 and the fact he put off college until later in life, eventually rising to become a partner at IBM.

Democrats pounced on the omission of his legislative service in their response to the ad Thursday. "Tillis talks about opportunity, but his record in the General Assembly, on which he has promised he will run, and his policy positions tell a much different story," said a spokeswoman for Hagan.

Source: WRAL-5 AdWatch on 2014 North Carolina Senate race , Mar 6, 2014

Reduce the corporate income tax, to attract businesses to NC

Our Governor and the Democrat-controlled General Assembly seem content to approve tax increases that put a strain on individuals as well as large and small businesses, leaving them few options but to look for lower-cost places to live and work. I will work to reduce the corporate income tax and to expand the state child tax credit for families with dependent children. I will support the Republican Caucus in our efforts to make N.C. one of the most attractive states to live and to base a business.
Source: 2012 State House campaign website, thomtillis.com, "Issues" , Dec 31, 2012

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