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Conressman McHenry's Office sponsored a workshop for 10th District law enforcement departments to address the growing heroin and prescription opioid epidemic. Agents from the DEA facilitated the morning session and participants heard from a family member of someone who struggled and died from addiction.

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Presenting a flag that has been flown over the US Capitol to Rutherford County Clerk of Court Steve Owens and the people of Rutherford County to be flown at the courthouse.

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Meeting with Rutherfordton Mayor Jimmy Dancy, Councilwoman Christy Bare and Town Manager Doug Barrick and taking a walk on the town's new Purple Martin Greenway.

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Lunch meeting with Rutherford County Commissioners to discuss their local priorities and objectives.

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Touring the construction site of the City of Kings Mountain's Energy Center, a partnership with NTE Energy. The natural gas facility will open in 2018 and will power Kings Mountain and sell energy to other municipalities in North Carolina.

Statement on U.S. v. Texas

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's ruling in U.S. v. Texas: “Today’s decision is a victory for our Constitution and the rule of law. Moreover, it marks another stinging defeat for President Obama’s seven year legacy of executive overreach and ‘going it alone’ by ignoring Congress’s role as a co-equal branch of our government. “While today’s decision is a victory, this fight is not over. I find it deeply troubling that half the court would support the President’s lawless executive amnesty, further highlighting the urgent need for a conservative jurist to replace the late Antonin Scalia on our nation’s highest court.”

McHenry Capital Formation Bills Pass Committee

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Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and co-leader of House Republican's Innovation Initiative, had two bills addressing capital formation pass out of the Committee in a bipartisan manner. H.R. 4854, the Supporting America's Innovators Act of 2016 passed the committee 57 to 2 while H.R. 4855, the Fix Crowdfunding Act passed the Committee 57 to 2. Both bills are part of the Innovation Initiative which was jointly launched by Congressman McHenry and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R, CA-23). The bills now await action on the House floor. "Today, small businesses--particularly those in rural America--face immense challenges raising capital as traditional lenders have great...

McHenry Helps Launch House GOP's A Better Way on the Economy

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Yesterday, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) joined with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R, WI-01) and other leaders of the House Republican Conference in rolling out the third plank of House Republican's A Better Way agenda, this one focused on the economy. The plan unveiled yesterday outlines how the economy can be improved by reducing excessive regulations, fostering innovative forms of capital formation, and promoting financial independence for all Americans. The plan was launched during a press conference on the West Lawn of the Capitol Complex. Full video of the press conference can be accessed by clicking here or on the image below. Congressman McHenry's remarks began at the 11:40 mark of the video. The plan unveiled Tuesday is t...

McHenry Statement on Orlando Terrorist Attack

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement on the terrorist attack on the Orlando, Florida nightclub which occurred early Sunday morning: “I join with the rest of the nation in being shocked and disgusted by the heinous attack in Orlando. My prayers are with the victims, their families, and the people of Orlando as they mourn this tragedy. Additionally, I commend the law enforcement and first responders whose quick response saved lives. “In the coming days, we must continue to learn more about the monster who perpetrated this attack, his motives, and his ties to ISIS and radical Islam. This weekend’s attack shows once again these terrorists will stop at nothing to harm America, our people, and the freedoms...

McHenry Announces Tenth District Service Academy Appointees

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced eight young men and women from North Carolina's Tenth Congressional District have accepted appointments to our nation's military service academies for the Class of 2020. Each of these students applied for a nomination through Congressman McHenry's office and were interviewed by the Congressman's Military Advisory Committee. "The young men and women who attend our nation's service academies are the best our country has to offer and once again this year, the Tenth District will be well represented at the academies," said Congressman McHenry. "I would like to congratulate each of these eight students on this tremendous achievement. Over the last few months, I've had the opportunity to meet w...

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Conressman McHenry's Office sponsored a workshop for 10th District law enforcement departments to address the growing heroin and prescription opioid epidemic. Agents from the DEA facilitated the morning session and participants heard from a family member of someone who struggled and died from addiction.

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Presenting a flag that has been flown over the US Capitol to Rutherford County Clerk of Court Steve Owens and the people of Rutherford County to be flown at the courthouse.

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Meeting with Rutherfordton Mayor Jimmy Dancy, Councilwoman Christy Bare and Town Manager Doug Barrick and taking a walk on the town's new Purple Martin Greenway.

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Lunch meeting with Rutherford County Commissioners to discuss their local priorities and objectives.

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Touring the construction site of the City of Kings Mountain's Energy Center, a partnership with NTE Energy. The natural gas facility will open in 2018 and will power Kings Mountain and sell energy to other municipalities in North Carolina.

McHenry on the Supporting America's Innovators Act of 2016

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee, testifies during a committee markup on his legislation H.R. 4854, the Supporting America's Innovators Act of 2016.

McHenry on the Fix Crowdfunding Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks during the committee's markup of his bill H.R. 4855, The Fix Crowdfunding Act.

Congressman McHenry Honors Fallen Firefighter

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) pays tribute to fallen firefighter Captain Bradley Long on the House floor. Captain Long served the Newton Fire Department and Sherrills-Ford Terrell Fire and Rescue when he was lost in the line of duty.

McHenry Recognizes 2016 NC Teacher of the Year

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) recognizes 2016 North Carolina Teacher of the Year Bobbie Cavnar from Belmont's South Point High School on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

McHenry Testifies in Support of RPM Act

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) testifies before the House Science, Space, & Technology Committee's Oversight Subcommittee on the RPM Act, his bill addressing EPA overreach in motorsports.