Strong Words From Seniors About Senator Thom Tillis’ Votes May 22, 2020 Share Tweet Summary: Today, strong words from seniors about Senator Thom Tillis’ votes to increase health costs. Our reporting confirms that Tillis voted to let insurance companies charge five times more to people over 50. “As a cancer survivor, I’m angry that Senator Tillis voted to drive up my health costs,” said one North Carolina senior. “We can’t afford to pay five times more for health insurance just because of our age,” she continued. Another example of why advocates are calling on Senator Tillis to stop voting for increases to health care costs.