Tillis Statement On The Passing Of Cass Ballenger
Published: Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 @ 5:34 pm
By: Stan Deatherage ( More Entries )
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WASHINGTON, D.C. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statement after the passing of former Congressman Cass Ballenger (R-NC):
"I am saddened by the news of Congressman Cass Ballenger's passing. Congressman Ballenger represented North Carolina's foothills with distinction and was a leader in efforts to control the growing size and scope of the federal government and limit its day to day burden on hardworking families and small businesses. Susan and I extend our condolences to Cass' family and to the many friends he made during his decades of service to the state of North Carolina."
Cass Ballenger, a World War II veteran, represented North Carolina's 10th Congressional District from 1986 to 2005. He also served as a member of the North Carolina State Senate from 1976 to 1986 and as a member of the North Carolina State House from 1974 to 1976.
Contact: Meghan Burris
Contact: Daniel Keylin
Daniel_Keylin@tillis.senate.gov (202) 224-6342