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  • Congressman McHenry Votes to Curb Illegal Immigration

    Dec 17, 2005  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) voted yesterday for the Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005 (H.R. 4437). This legislation strengthens border security and limits illegal immigration. “Illegal immigration threatens our national security and strains our h... More
  • Congressman McHenry's Statement Commending The Iraqi Vote

    Dec 15, 2005  - I commend the Iraqis for voting this week in their nation’s parliamentary elections. This is compelling evidence that victory in Iraq is not only possible – it’s approaching. Defeatist Democrat Howard Dean said last week that we cannot win the war in Iraq. Dean’s statement was reckless and... More
  • Congressman McHenry’s Meth Provision Passes as Part of Larger Law Enforcement Bill

    Dec 14, 2005  - Congressman Patrick McHenry’s (R-NC-10) meth bill passed today in the U.S. House of Representatives as a provision in a larger law enforcement bill. Congressman McHenry’s provision doubles the prison sentence from 10 to 20 years for offenders caught manufacturing methamphetamine in the presence of c... More
  • Congressman McHenry Announces $77,710 Federal Grant for Rhodhiss Fire Department

    Dec 14, 2005  - Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced a $77,710 U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to the Rhodhiss Fire Department to address operations and firefighter safety needs. “I am pleased to see the Rhodhiss Fire Department receive this federal grant because I know how import... More
  • Congressman McHenry Pushes for Immigration Reforms at Capitol Hill Press Conference

    Dec 9, 2005  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) stood yesterday with over 20 conservative Members of Congress and called for reforms to America’s immigration policies. The press conference, titled “Real Reform Now,” focused on ways to improve H.R. 4437, a bill approved Thursday by the House Judiciary Committe... More
  • Congressman McHenry’s Statement on Meeting with President Bush about Creating Jobs, Strengthening the Economy

    Dec 5, 2005  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) today released a statement regarding his meeting with President George W. Bush to discuss creating jobs and strengthening the Western North Carolina economy. “The President’s tax cuts are providing a foundation for growth that lets people keep their own money, w... More
  • Congressman McHenry Presents Military Service Awards to Local Veterans

    Dec 1, 2005  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) yesterday presented military service awards to 10 local World War II, Vietnam, and Korea veterans. The military service award ceremony is part of Congressman McHenry’s ongoing effort to recognize local veterans and their contributions to our country, both at hom... More
  • 10th Anniversary of Concealed Carry Law Opinion Editorial

    Dec 1, 2005  - North Carolinians today are marking the 10th anniversary of our state’s concealed carry law, which allows permit holders to carry a concealed handgun. This landmark legislation shows our commitment to preserving our Constitutional freedoms and protecting law-abiding citizens. North Carolina’s concea... More
  • Congressman McHenry Secures $5.8 Million for Lenoir Field Maintenance Shop

    Nov 21, 2005  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced today that he secured a $5.8 million grant for the Lenoir Field Maintenance Shop through the FY06 Transportation, Treasury, HUD, the Judiciary, and the District of Columbia Appropriations Act. The project was originally slated for implementation in... More
  • Congressman McHenry Secures $200,000 for Catawba Science Center

    Nov 18, 2005  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced today that he secured a $200,000 grant for the Catawba Science Center in the FY06 Transportation, Treasury, HUD, the Judiciary, and the District of Columbia Appropriations Act. The Catawba Science Center will use the funds to improve the educational re... More
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