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  • McHenry on the Passing of Mayor Rudy Wright
    Posted in Press Release on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passing of Hickory Mayor Rudy Wright: "Giulia and I are shocked and saddened to learn of Mayor Wright's sudden passing. Mayor Wright was synonymous with Hickory, displaying his love for the city during the entirety of his nearly two decades of service as mayor. His tenure was marked by significant economic transformation in our area, throughout which Mayor Wright always remained the city's biggest advocate and booster. O... Read more

  • McHenry on Passage of the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Release on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act: “Seven years ago, Obamacare was sold to the American people as a plan that would reduce healthcare costs and improve the quality of care for all Americans. In the years since, western North Carolinians have seen the opposite with plans cancelled, costs skyrocketing, and choice virtually nonexistent. “Since it became law, I committed to repe... Read more

  • McHenry on Passage of Government Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Release on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation funding the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year: “As we continue the fight against radical Islamic terrorists in the Middle East and face the growing threat from North Korea, it is imperative our Armed Forces have the resources they need to keep us safe. Today, the House passed a government funding bill which does that. This bill provides the larges... Read more

  • Providing Working Families Greater Flexibility
    Posted in Press Release on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act: “Over the past few decades, economic challenges have led to rapid changes in the American workforce. Yet—as more American families become dual income households with both parents working—our nation’s laws have not been updated to reflect this new reality. “Today, the House took action to change that with passage of the Working Famil... Read more

  • 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