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As the search for Maddox Ritch continues please take a moment to look at the updated FBI flyer on his disappearance—including important details on what he was wearing—shared in the post below. I join with the Gastonia Police Department and the rest of the Gaston County community in encouraging everyone to be on the lookout for this missing boy.

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Last week was a busy week in North Carolina with President Trump visiting the eastern end of our state to discuss Hurricane Florence relief. In the Tenth District, meeting the tech savvy students of Claremont Elementary School and learning more about the ways the Phoenix Community Outreach center serves Gaston County’s homeless population were just some of the highlights of my week back home in western North Carolina. Click on the link below to learn more in my latest weekly newsletter: https://mchenry.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=S4GTPSKFBP6BTA5OLFFMK7LUNM

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Lincolnton Fire Department SAFER Grant Presentation - 9/19/18

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Presenting FEMA Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant check to the City of Lincolnton Fire Department. This grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program which is peer reviewed and competitively awarded.

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Congratulations to Gaston County Schools as they celebrate 50 years as a unified district. As a proud graduate of Gaston County Schools I am thankful for the teachers, principals, superintendents, and others who have dedicated their lives to making this school system such a wonderful place to learn. Learn more about the celebrations, including today’s parade in downtown Gastonia that will represent all 55 schools, by clicking on the link below: http://www.gastongazette.com/news/20180920/gaston-county-schools-celebrates-50th-year

Congressman McHenry Announces $244,457 Homeland Security Grant to Lincolnton Fire Department in Lincoln County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $244,457 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The grant will go to the Lincolnton Fire Department in Lincoln County, and comes in the ninth round of this year’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant awards. These grants assist local fire departments by enabling them to increase their staffing and deployment capabilities in order to respond to emergencies whenever they may occur. Local departments applied for the grants from the program which is administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration....

Congressman McHenry Announces $358,350 in Homeland Security Grants to Three Gaston County Fire Departments

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $358,350 in U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grants to local fire departments in the Tenth Congressional District. These grants come in the ninth round of the 2017 fiscal year Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG), which aim to help firefighters and first responders throughout the country. Local departments applied for the grants from the program, which is administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. Grants may be used for equipment or vehicle acquisition or for regional, multi-agency requests. The North Gaston Volunteer Fire Department received $251,315 in AFG funding. Acco...

Congressman McHenry Announces $70,715 Homeland Security Grant to Bostic Volunteer Fire Department in Rutherford County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $70,715 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The grant will go to the Bostic Volunteer Fire Department in Rutherford County, and comes in the ninth round of the 2017 fiscal year Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG), which aims to help firefighters and first responders throughout the country. Local departments applied for the grants from the program which is administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. Grants may be used for equipment or vehicle acquisition or for regional, multi-agency requests. Bostic V...

Important Safety Tips For Those Impacted by Hurricane Florence

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As Hurricane Florence approaches the North Carolina coast, it is important that all Tenth District residents prepare for potential impacts from what is expected to be a devastating storm. In advance of the outer bands of Hurricane Florence reaching our area, below is a compilation of helpful information for people living in the Tenth District. Additionally, Tenth District constituents can reach out to Congressman McHenry’s offices in Washington, Hickory, Gastonia, and Black Mountain for assistance. The contact information for each of those offices can be found here. From the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): As Hurricane Florence approaches the North Carolina coast the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging ever...

Congressman McHenry Announces $802,918 & $32,728 Homeland Security Grants to Asheville Fire Department in Buncombe County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced a combined $835,646 in U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grants to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The grants will go to the Asheville Fire Department in Buncombe County. The larger of the two grants, $802,918, comes in the eighth round of this year’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant awards which assist local fire departments to increase their staffing and deployment capabilities in order to respond to emergencies whenever they may occur. Local departments applied for the grants from the program, which is administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U...

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As the search for Maddox Ritch continues please take a moment to look at the updated FBI flyer on his disappearance—including important details on what he was wearing—shared in the post below. I join with the Gastonia Police Department and the rest of the Gaston County community in encouraging everyone to be on the lookout for this missing boy.

  • News Type: Facebook

Last week was a busy week in North Carolina with President Trump visiting the eastern end of our state to discuss Hurricane Florence relief. In the Tenth District, meeting the tech savvy students of Claremont Elementary School and learning more about the ways the Phoenix Community Outreach center serves Gaston County’s homeless population were just some of the highlights of my week back home in western North Carolina. Click on the link below to learn more in my latest weekly newsletter: https://mchenry.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=S4GTPSKFBP6BTA5OLFFMK7LUNM

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Lincolnton Fire Department SAFER Grant Presentation - 9/19/18

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Presenting FEMA Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant check to the City of Lincolnton Fire Department. This grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program which is peer reviewed and competitively awarded.

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Congratulations to Gaston County Schools as they celebrate 50 years as a unified district. As a proud graduate of Gaston County Schools I am thankful for the teachers, principals, superintendents, and others who have dedicated their lives to making this school system such a wonderful place to learn. Learn more about the celebrations, including today’s parade in downtown Gastonia that will represent all 55 schools, by clicking on the link below: http://www.gastongazette.com/news/20180920/gaston-county-schools-celebrates-50th-year

McHenry Delivers a Speech on the Opioid Crisis

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) delivers a speech to the House Floor in support of recent legislation combating the opioid epidemic and to raise awareness for those impacted by the opioid crisis in the Tenth District and all across the country.

McHenry Renews Call for the Release of Pastor Andrew Brunson

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) delivers a speech on the House floor calling for the release of Pastor Brunson, who has been wrongfully imprisoned in Turkey since October 2016.

McHenry Speaks in Support of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee delivers a speech on the House Floor in support of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

McHenry Discusses Bill to Help Community Banks on Varney & Co

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, joins Stuart Varney on Fox Business to speak in support of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

McHenry Joins Bloomberg to Speak in Support of Bill to Reform Dodd-Frank

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, joins Bloomberg to speak in support of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.