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We are blessed to live in the greatest nation in the world. But that is only possible because of the brave men & women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom. As you celebrate Memorial Day with family and friends, join me in remembering all those who have fought to defend us. #MemorialDay

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One of the best parts of serving western North Carolina in Congress is helping local veterans obtain the medals and commendations they earned while defending our freedom. Thank you for your service, Corporal McKenzie. God bless! http://www.fox46charlotte.com/news/local-news/145583761-story

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With the threat from the Zika virus growing, we must do everything in our power to prevent its spread. Yet the Obama EPA has decided to make that process harder with onerous new regulations that limit mosquito control activities. Today, the House passed the Zika Vector Control Act which cuts this unnecessary EPA red-tape and enables local governments to do what they must to stop the spread of this dangerous virus. Learn more: http://www.speaker.gov/general/mosquitoes-carrying-zika-must-be-killed

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Troubling report from Fox News on the readiness crisis facing our military. It is unbelievable that our Air Force is raiding museums to find usable parts for aircraft used to fight terrorists in the Middle East. This report highlights why President Obama must reconsider his veto threat on the House-passed National Defense Authorization Act, a bill that will close the readiness gap and ensure our military has the tools they need to defend us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OT5gTTSyqI

Congressman McHenry Announces $128,096 Homeland Security Grant for Fairview Volunteer Fire Department in Buncombe County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $128,096 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The Fairview Volunteer Fire Department in Buncombe County received the grant which comes in the third round of this year’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The AFG Program aims to help firefighters and first responders throughout the country. Local departments apply for the grants through a program administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. Fairview Fire Chief Scott Jones indicated that the grant funds will be used to purchase an exhaust ventilation sy...

Congressman McHenry Announces $128,096 Homeland Security Grant for Fairview Volunteer Fire Department in Buncombe County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $128,096 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The Fairview Volunteer Fire Department in Buncombe County received the grant which comes in the third round of this year’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The AFG Program aims to help firefighters and first responders throughout the country. Local departments apply for the grants through a program administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. Fairview Fire Chief Scott Jones indicated that the grant funds will be used to purchase an exhaust ventilation sy...

Ensuring the Military Has the Resources Needed to Protect Our Nation

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017: “In our dangerous world where Islamic extremists control broad swathes of the Middle East and hostile regimes like North Korea and Russia threaten global security, America needs a strong military prepared to defend our nation and its assets abroad at a moment’s notice. Yet in recent years our forces have developed a readiness gap that threatens our security and must be addressed. “This evening the House did that with passage of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. Our bill increases funding to the military by $18 billion above President Obama’s budget requ...

McHenry on Launch of Crowdfunding Portals

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee released the following statement marking today's launch of investment crowdfunding portals: “Five years after I first introduced legislation to legalize investment crowdfunding, today’s opening of portals is a long-overdue but historic step in our efforts to democratize finance and capital formation for all. Today marks a milestone in our efforts to realize the true promise of crowdfunding: allowing the American people to invest in small businesses and innovative ideas they believe in. “But there is still more work to be done. The SEC’s nearly 700-page rule is overly complex and burdensome creating a credibility crisis for investment crowdf...

Congressman McHenry Announces Homeland Security Grant for Skyland FD in Buncombe County

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $109,091 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The Skyland Fire Department in Buncombe County received the grant which comes in the second round of this year’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG).The AFG Program aims to help firefighters and first responders throughout the country.Local departments applied for the grants through a program administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. Skyland Fire Chief Dennis Presley indicated that the grant funds would be used to replace the department’s entire stock of turnou...

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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We are blessed to live in the greatest nation in the world. But that is only possible because of the brave men & women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom. As you celebrate Memorial Day with family and friends, join me in remembering all those who have fought to defend us. #MemorialDay

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One of the best parts of serving western North Carolina in Congress is helping local veterans obtain the medals and commendations they earned while defending our freedom. Thank you for your service, Corporal McKenzie. God bless! http://www.fox46charlotte.com/news/local-news/145583761-story

  • News Type: Facebook

With the threat from the Zika virus growing, we must do everything in our power to prevent its spread. Yet the Obama EPA has decided to make that process harder with onerous new regulations that limit mosquito control activities. Today, the House passed the Zika Vector Control Act which cuts this unnecessary EPA red-tape and enables local governments to do what they must to stop the spread of this dangerous virus. Learn more: http://www.speaker.gov/general/mosquitoes-carrying-zika-must-be-killed

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Troubling report from Fox News on the readiness crisis facing our military. It is unbelievable that our Air Force is raiding museums to find usable parts for aircraft used to fight terrorists in the Middle East. This report highlights why President Obama must reconsider his veto threat on the House-passed National Defense Authorization Act, a bill that will close the readiness gap and ensure our military has the tools they need to defend us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OT5gTTSyqI

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Shocking and disturbing admission from the Veterans Affairs Secretary who said today that the VA should not be judged on wait times. Multiple veterans have lost their lives because of long wait times at VA's nationwide. It is unconscionable that the VA Secretary would play down the significance of the crisis that brought him in to the job in the first place. http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/va-secretary-disney-doesnt-measure-wait-times-so-why-should-va/article/2592021

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.