Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Freshman GOP Senator: I’m Okay With Not Forcing Restaurant Workers to Wash Up
Parent(s) Candidate 
Last EditedRP  Feb 03, 2015 01:13pm
Logged 0
AuthorSam Knight
News DateMonday, February 2, 2015 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionHe might have won the most expensive legislative campaign in US history, but that doesn’t mean he should manage your local Arby’s.

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) said Monday that he’s okay with the idea of service industry workers returning to work without washing their hands after touching their unmentionables, as long as customers are made aware of the situation.

Tillis made the declaration at to the Bipartisan Policy Center, at the end of a question and answer with the audience. He was relaying a 2010 anecdote about his “bias when it comes to regulatory reform.”

“I was having a discussion with someone, and we were at a Starbucks in my district, and we were talking about certain regulations where I felt like ‘maybe you should allow businesses to opt out,’” he said, “as long as they indicate through proper disclosure, through advertising, through employment literature, or whatever else.”
ArticleRead Full Article

Date Category Headline Article Contributor