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  • McHenry Votes Against Bailout

    Oct 3, 2008  - Congressman Patrick McHenry issued the following statement regarding his third vote against taxpayer-funded bailouts: “This is without question one of toughest votes I have taken in my four years in Congress.  I continue to believe that action is needed to stabilize our financial markets but t... More
  • McHenry Statement on Wall Street Bailout

    Sep 29, 2008  - Congressman Patrick McHenry issued the following statement regarding the Wall Street bailout proposal. “Over the past two weeks, my focus has been on the significant turmoil facing our financial and capital markets and the potential threat it poses to the people of Western North Carolina.  Fro... More
  • McHenry: Stimulate Economy by Lowering Gas Prices & Making Tax Cuts Permanent

    Sep 19, 2008  - With leaders of the Democrat-run Congress in the process of developing a second economic stimulus bill, Congressman Patrick McHenry today issued the following statement. “We must strengthen our economy and create jobs by addressing the energy crisis and making the middle class tax cuts permanent.&n... More
  • McHenry Named 'Hero of the Taxpayer'

    Jul 22, 2008  - U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry recently received the “Hero of the Taxpayer” award by the nation’s leading taxpayer advocacy group, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). “Commitment and dedication to taxpayer’s interests, has been imperative in the fight against excessive taxation in the 1st session of th... More
  • McHenry Encourages SSA & VA Benefit Recipients to File for Economic Stimulus Checks

    Jun 25, 2008  - Congressman Patrick McHenry announced today that, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), an estimated 24% of Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) beneficiaries in North Carolina who are eligible for economic stimulus payments have not received their c... More
  • Congressman McHenry Releases Statement On FY 2009 Budget

    Mar 5, 2008  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) issued the following statement at the conclusion of the House Budget Committee’s mark-up of the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget. The Committee began its mark-up at 10:30 AM Wednesday and finished at 12:30 AM Thursday. During debate, Republicans offered thirty sepa... More
  • McHenry Speaks Out On Healthcare Issues Facing Congress

    Feb 22, 2008  - Congressman Patrick McHenry, a Cherryville Republican in his second term as the 10th District representative, strode through the halls of the new Robin Johnson House Wednesday, mingling with employees and patients while touring the 15,000 square-foot care facility located on a 20-acre site in Dal... More
  • McHenry Co-Sponsors Taxpayer Choice Act

    Oct 10, 2007  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) today signed on as an original co-sponsor of the Taxpayer Choice Act of 2007.  This legislation repeals the Alternative Minimum Tax and gives taxpayers the option of choosing to participate in a highly simplified, efficient alternative tax code.“The 16,485 pag... More
  • McHenry: "Fighting To Change The Way Washington Works"

    Sep 6, 2007  - I want to extend a sincere thank you to the nearly 700 people who attended the town hall meetings I held all across the Tenth District in August.The right of the people to openly and freely question their leaders and discuss solutions to common problems is the reason our democracy works so well.&nbs... More
  • McHenry Hosts First Ever Virtual Townhall

    Jul 31, 2007  - Congressman Patrick McHenry on Monday launched Congress’ first-ever Virtual Townhall, which netted participants representing all ten counties in North Carolina’s Tenth District. The Virtual Townhall uses cutting edge technology to provide an online forum for direct communication between Western Nort... More
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