Press Release

Browse Documents
by Date or Issue:
  • McHenry on Passage of the Supporting America's Innovators Act
    Posted in Press Release on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after his bill, H.R. 1219, the Supporting America's Innovators Act passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 417 to 3: "Almost five years to the day after the JOBS Act became law, it is fitting that the House is again coming together in a bipartisan fashion to pass a bill that will help small businesses and startups access much-needed capital. "The Supp... Read more

  • ICYMI - McHenry on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Release on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) spoke this week with CNBC's Squawk Box and CNN's Wolf Blitzer to discuss the first part of House Republicans' three-phase plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, the American Health Care Act. Click on the images or links below to see video from Chief Deputy Whip McHenry's appearances: CNBC's Squawk Box CNN's Wolf Additionally, on Tuesday afternoon, Chief Deputy Whip McHenry joined with Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) and the rest of the House Republica... Read more

  • McHenry Bill to Encourage Angel Investing Passes Financial Services Committee
    Posted in Press Release on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, spoke in support of and voted for his bill H.R. 1219, the Supporting America's Innovators Act of 2017. The bill passed out of the committee by a vote of 54 to 2. H.R. 1219 now awaits a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives. You can see the full video of McHenry's statement from today's markup in support of H.R. 1219 by clicking here, or on the image below. "Over the past five... Read more

  • McHenry Announces Details for the Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced submission deadlines for the 2017 Congressional Art Contest. The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982, and, since then, over 650,000 high school students have participated in this nationwide event enabling high school students to showcase their artistic ability. “The Tenth District is home to a number of bright and talented art students,” said Congressman McHenry. "Once again this year, I'm proud to help recognize these talented a... Read more

  • McHenry Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Promote Investments in Businesses & Startups
    Posted in Press Release on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Last week, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) joined with U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Dean Heller (R-NV) to introduce bipartisan, bicameral legislation to help encourage and boost investments in small businesses and startups in western North Carolina and throughout the country. H.R. 1219, the Supporting America's Innovators Act of 2017 amends an exemption under the Investment Company Act of 1940 by increasing the investor limitation from 100 to 205 people for qualifying venture c... Read more

  • McHenry on President Trump's Address to Joint Session
    Posted in Press Release on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement in reaction to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress: “Tonight, President Trump laid out a clear and unifying vision for our country, a vision focused on creating good-paying jobs, lifting up the middle class, and keeping Americans safe and secure. In his first 40 days, we’ve already seen progress towards these goals with executive actions to cut regulations and secure our southern border. “With ... Read more

  • McHenry on Mick Mulvaney's Confirmation as Director of OMB
    Posted in Press Release on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement upon Senate confirmation of Congressman Mick Mulvaney (SC-05) as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB): “Congratulations to my good friend Mick Mulvaney on his confirmation as the Director of OMB. Mick is just the person we need at OMB: smart, principled, and brutally honest. It is long past time the federal government seriously addressed the challenges facing our federal budget and Mick is the right p... Read more

  • McHenry on President Trump's Executive Actions on Dodd-Frank, DOL Fiduciary Rule
    Posted in Press Release on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed executive orders relating to the Dodd-Frank Act and the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule: “Dodd-Frank’s regulations have driven up costs and made credit less available for families and small businesses throughout western North Carolina. Over the past six years, the House Financial Services Committee has worked tirelessly ... Read more

  • McHenry Introduces the Family Care Savings Act
    Posted in Press Release on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) introduced H.R. 782, the Family Care Savings Act. This legislation raises the cap on dependent care flexible spending accounts from $5,000 to $10,000 and indexes the cap amount to inflation. Joining as an original cosponsor of the legislation is Congresswoman Grace Meng (D, NY-06). "In recent years, we've seen the cost of everyday goods and services rise dramatically and yet the vast majority of American families have seen their wages stagnate,... Read more

  • McHenry Introduces the EPIC Act
    Posted in Press Release on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) introduced H.R. 675, the Empowering Parents to Invest in Choice (EPIC) Act. Introduced during National School Choice Week, this legislation enables parents to save for their children's education in tax-free savings accounts including the popular 529 savings accounts. Additionally, this legislation would increase the contribution limits to Coverdell accounts. “Ensuring a good educational foundation for your children is among each parent’s greatest concern... Read more