Regarding the Oct. 5 letter “ Tillis’ voting record”: Many letter-writers are uninformed, but that one took the cake. The N&O should have known that by longstanding custom the speaker (whether Republican or Democrat) rarely sponsors bill or votes. When Thom Tillis was not speaker 2007-10, he was one of the most prolific and successful bill passers we had – even as a member of the minority.
Rep. Paul Stam
Speaker pro tem, Apex
The writer, a Republican, represents N.C. District 37.