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  • McHenry Votes to Extend Worker Assistance, Increase Military Pay & Fund Veterans Health Care

    Sep 25, 2008  - Congressman Patrick McHenry voted Wednesday for a measure that funds crucial programs for 10th District workers, military personnel, and veterans. H.R. 2638 extends the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program through March 6, 2009.  For workers who see their jobs sent overseas, TAA provides ... More
  • Congressman McHenry Signs Petition To Force Vote On Energy Legislation

    Jun 12, 2008  - Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) signed a petition to force an up-or-down vote on comprehensive energy legislation designed to combat the skyrocketing price of gas. The rare procedural maneuver, know as a discharge petition, would force a vote on the No More Excuses Energy Act (H.R. 308... More
  • Congressman McHenry Signs Petition To Force Vote On Border Security Bill

    Mar 11, 2008  - Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) signed a petition designed to force an up or down vote on the SAVE Act, a border security and immigration enforcement bill with 141 co-sponsors that is being blocked by Democrat leadership. “For 126 days, Nancy Pelosi and the Democrat leadership have... More
  • Congressman McHenry Receives National Guard Medal Of Merit

    Feb 29, 2008  - Today, Brigadier General James H. Trogdon, III present Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) with the National Guard’s Charles Dick Medal of Merit at an award ceremony in Shelby. “I accept this award on behalf of the men and women of Western North Carolina who put themselves in harm’s way to de... More
  • Veterans Groups Recognize Congressman McHenry For Work On Behalf Of Veterans

    Jan 7, 2008  - Today, the North Carolina chapters of the American Legion and Marine Corps League recognized Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) for his work on behalf of Western North Carolina Veterans. McHenry, who repeatedly pushed the Veterans Administration (VA) to expedite construction of a veteran’s hea... More
  • Congressman McHenry Meets With Military Advisory Committee

    Nov 19, 2007  - Today Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) convened a meeting of his Military Advisory Committee at the Congressman’s District Office in Hickory, NC.Comprised of veterans and reservists from Western North Carolina, the Committee met with the Congressman to discuss important national security and ve... More
  • Congressman McHenry Secures $1.8 Million in Federal Funding For Mariner Container Corp.

    Nov 13, 2007  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) today announced that Mariner Container Corporation will receive $1.8 million in federal funding to build “Smart Containers.”The funding comes as part of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (HR 3222), which was signed into law by the President today.&nbs... 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 Presents $37,156 Grant for City of Lenoir Fire Department in Caldwell County

    Aug 30, 2007  - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) last Tuesday presented $37,156 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The grant goes to the City of Lenoir Fire Department in Caldwell County, and comes in the fifth round of the F... 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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