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Throughout our nation's history prayer has played a significant role helping us get through the many daunting challenges we've faced. Today, on the 65th annual #NationalDayofPrayer, I ask that we as Americans set aside our differences and join together in praying for the future of our great nation.

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Congratulations to Gaston Day School's Lily Reed, the 2016 winner of the Tenth District's Congressional Art Competition! Lily's work, 'Donkey in Lights' will be prominently displayed in the US Capitol for the next year. Congratulations as well to Maiden High School's Zong Shia Yang whose work '1976' received the most likes on this page making her the 2016 People's Choice winner. Thanks again to all 39 Tenth District students who participated in this year's competition! Learn more about our winners at the link below. http://mchenry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398182

McHenry Announces Winners of 2016 Congressional Art Competition

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) announced Lily Reed and Zong Shia Yang as the winners of the Tenth District's 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Lily's work, "Donkey in Lights", was selected as the winner by a panel of judges from across the Tenth District. She is a junior at Gastonia's Gaston Day School where she studies art under teacher Holt Harris. Lily's artwork, seen below, will be prominently displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. alongside pieces from each of the Congressional districts across the country. By winning the Tenth District's competition, she will be eligible for a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design. Again this year, Congressman McHenry's office held a "People's Choice Competition" a...

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The United States has over 28 million small businesses which altogether create 63% of new jobs in the country and employ 48% of private sector workers. Join me this week in celebrating National Small Business Week by shopping small across the Tenth District. Small businesses are America's real job creators and we celebrate and support them this week and all others. Learn more at the link below: https://www.sba.gov/nsbw/nsbw

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Visit to Gastonia's Highland School of Technology to meet with the school's SIFMA Stock Market Challenge Team which finished in fifth place nationally. Learn more about the students here via the Gaston Gazette: http://www.gastongazette.com/article/20160224/NEWS/160229464

McHenry Announces Winners of 2016 Congressional Art Competition

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) announced Lily Reed and Zong Shia Yang as the winners of the Tenth District's 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Lily's work, "Donkey in Lights", was selected as the winner by a panel of judges from across the Tenth District. She is a junior at Gastonia's Gaston Day School where she studies art under teacher Holt Harris. Lily's artwork, seen below, will be prominently displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. alongside pieces from each of the Congressional districts across the country. By winning the Tenth District's competition, she will be eligible for a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design. Again this year, Congressman McHenry's office held a "People's Choice Competition" a...

McHenry Recognizes 2016 NC Teacher of the Year

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Earlier today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) recognized Bobbie Cavnar, the 2016 North Carolina Teacher of the Year during a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Mr. Cavnar teaches British literature at South Point High School located in Belmont, NC. Click here or on the image below to see full video of Congressman McHenry's speech: Read more on 2016 North Carolina Teacher of the Year Bobbie Cavnar in the Gaston Gazette and the Charlotte Observer.

McHenry Introduces Two Bills Increasing Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs

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Recently, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee introduced two bills: H.R. 4854, the Supporting America’s Innovators Act of 2016 and H.R. 4855, the Fix Crowdfunding Act. These bills update our securities laws to allow for more Americans to invest in startups, and fix the problems with the SEC’s finalized rule of Title III of the JOBS Act for investment crowdfunding. “America’s economic growth is predicated on entrepreneurs accessing capital, building their businesses, and creating jobs. In the 21st century economy, that's accomplished by harnessing new technology to create networks of people throughout the country who want to see small businesses grow and succeed," said Con...

McHenry Bill Forces EPA to Drop Racing Regulation

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), who introduced the RPM Act to combat EPA overreach into amateur racing, released the following statement after the EPA withdrew its proposed regulation of amateur racers: “The EPA’s attempt to regulate amateur racers is misguided and unnecessary. Not only is racing a beloved pastime for countless Americans, it also employs millions including many here in western North Carolina. While it's positive to see the EPA react to my legislation, the need for Congressional action on the RPM Act remains. Passing the RPM Act into law is the only way to ensure this ill-advised, job-killing regulation is stopped for good.” BACKGROUND: On March 8th Congressman McHenry joined with Congressman Richard Hudson (R,...

McHenry Donates Office Furniture to Asheville Rescue Ministry

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Recently, Congressman Patrick McHenry donated six desks from his former Hickory District office to Asheville's Western Carolina Rescue Ministries. "Western Carolina Rescue Ministry has been serving the underprivileged in our area for 35 years now," said Congressman McHenry. "Reverend Woods and his staff do amazing work helping those facing poverty, homelessness, and addiction throughout western North Carolina. I'm hopeful this donation will help advance those efforts." "The furniture donation has been a blessing to the rescue mission, it came at the exact time we needed it," said Western Carolina Rescue Ministries CEO and Executive Director Reverend Micheal Woods. "We just completed the renovations for our new women’s and children shelter. ...

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Throughout our nation's history prayer has played a significant role helping us get through the many daunting challenges we've faced. Today, on the 65th annual #NationalDayofPrayer, I ask that we as Americans set aside our differences and join together in praying for the future of our great nation.

  • News Type: Facebook

Congratulations to Gaston Day School's Lily Reed, the 2016 winner of the Tenth District's Congressional Art Competition! Lily's work, 'Donkey in Lights' will be prominently displayed in the US Capitol for the next year. Congratulations as well to Maiden High School's Zong Shia Yang whose work '1976' received the most likes on this page making her the 2016 People's Choice winner. Thanks again to all 39 Tenth District students who participated in this year's competition! Learn more about our winners at the link below. http://mchenry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398182

  • News Type: Facebook

The United States has over 28 million small businesses which altogether create 63% of new jobs in the country and employ 48% of private sector workers. Join me this week in celebrating National Small Business Week by shopping small across the Tenth District. Small businesses are America's real job creators and we celebrate and support them this week and all others. Learn more at the link below: https://www.sba.gov/nsbw/nsbw

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Visit to Gastonia's Highland School of Technology to meet with the school's SIFMA Stock Market Challenge Team which finished in fifth place nationally. Learn more about the students here via the Gaston Gazette: http://www.gastongazette.com/article/20160224/NEWS/160229464

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Visit to Belmont's South Point High School where I met with 2016 North Carolina Teacher of the Year, Bobbie Cavnar. While there I presented Mr. Cavnar with a framed copy of the Congressional Record which included my remarks recognizing him on the House floor.

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.

McHenry Questions Yellen on Legal Authority for Negative Interest Rates

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, questions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on whether or not the Fed has the legal authority to pursue negative interest rates.

McHenry Celebrates 100 Years of Tony's Ice Cream

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) pays tribute to Tony's Ice Cream located in Gastonia, North Carolina. 2015 marks Tony's 100th anniversary serving delicious ice cream and milkshakes to the people of Gaston County.

McHenry Recognizing Holy Angels 60th Anniversary

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) pays tribute to Holy Angels of Belmont as they celebrate 60 years of helping those in need throughout Western North Carolina.