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I applaud President Trump on nominating Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Her achievements speak for themselves and I am confident she will make an excellent Supreme Court Justice dedicated to upholding our Constitution. Congratulations on your nomination Judge Barrett. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-amy-coney-barrett-supreme-court-pick

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This week we celebrate the many small businesses that call the Tenth District home. They play an important role in our communities, serving and employing our families, friends, and neighbors across western North Carolina. The devastating impact the coronavirus has had here at home means that now, more than ever, our local businesses need our support. Here are some tips on how you can celebrate Small Business Week 2020 by giving back and supporting small businesses during these challenging times.

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Two years ago the Gaston County community was struck by the tragic death of six year old Maddox Ritch at Rankin Lake Park. This terrible incident led the local FBI agents to develop a new questionnaire for investigators to use when children with autism—like Maddox—go missing. As we continue to mourn the loss of Maddox, we can hope that this questionnaire will help prevent tragedies like this from ever happening again. https://www.shelbystar.com/news/20200921/two-year-anniversary-autistic-childrsquos-2018-death-led-to-fbi-changes

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Did you know that a number of coronavirus vaccine candidates are already starting the final phase of clinical trials? President Trump launched Operation Warp Speed in order to quickly develop and deliver a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus. Operation Warp Speed is a testament to the power of American innovation as our scientists and manufacturers work together to provide this crucial tool in our battle against the pandemic. To learn more about Operation Warp Speed check out this video from the GOP Doctors caucus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VzQ12ccQwc&list=PLXAlQ-_VJVfdpDH3PcFMxr5S5ACS3T7tO&index=2

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Before the coronavirus pandemic, American workers and businesses saw the best economy of our lifetimes. We need to do that again. As we work to defeat the coronavirus, we must also find a compromise to support those people who are still struggling because of this global health pandemic. Click here to watch my opening remarks from today’s Financial Services Committee hearing on how we can ensure our continued economic recovery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4at5M_uTrE

McHenry Introduces the Gig Worker Equity Compensation Act

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, introduced new legislation to expand the category of workers that can benefit from equity compensation to the critical gig workforce. H.R. 8280, the Gig Worker Equity Compensation Act, which complements the Pandemic Unemployment Insurance extended to gig workers in the CARES Act, will allow these essential non-traditional workers to benefit from our economic recovery and the rising stock prices of the businesses they support. “Gig workers are critical in our technology-driven world and they have been a lifeline for Americans throughout the coronavirus pandemic,” said Congressman McHenry. “Whether they’re delivering groceries to a homebo...

McHenry on House Democrat’s Postal Bill “What a Tremendous Waste of Time”

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after voting against the Delivering for America Act: "The 'crisis' at the Postal Service is nothing more than a conspiracy theory advanced by Democrats in a desperate effort to increase enthusiasm among their voters for November's election. Today, we could be working on legislation to help the millions of Americans still struggling because of the ongoing pandemic. Instead, we are voting on this bill that will go nowhere and fix nothing. What a tremendous waste of time." Background on the United States Postal Service (USPS) and Democrats misleading claims: The USPS is a largely self-funded independent agency that typically does not rely upon Congress for funding. The...

Congressman McHenry Announces $206,666 Homeland Security Grant to Town of Maiden Fire Department in Catawba County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $206,666 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 Town of Maiden Fire Department in Catawba County and comes in the first round of the 2019 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 (FEMA) in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. According to Maiden Fire Chief Tracy Caldwell, the grant will be used to replace the department’s stoc...

Congressman McHenry Announces $63,714 Homeland Security Grant to Denver Volunteer Fire Department in Lincoln County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $63,714 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 Denver Volunteer Fire Department in Lincoln County and comes in the first round of the 2019 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 (FEMA) in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. According to Denver Fire Chief James Flynn, the grant will be used to install vehicle exhaust removal...

McHenry Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing on CFPB’s Actions to Protect Consumers During COVID-19 Crisis

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Yesterday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, delivered opening remarks at the Committee's hybrid hearing with the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Kathy Kraninger, on the Bureau’s work to protect consumers during the coronavirus crisis. Click here or on the image below to watch Congressman McHenry's opening remarks.

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I applaud President Trump on nominating Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Her achievements speak for themselves and I am confident she will make an excellent Supreme Court Justice dedicated to upholding our Constitution. Congratulations on your nomination Judge Barrett. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-amy-coney-barrett-supreme-court-pick

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This week we celebrate the many small businesses that call the Tenth District home. They play an important role in our communities, serving and employing our families, friends, and neighbors across western North Carolina. The devastating impact the coronavirus has had here at home means that now, more than ever, our local businesses need our support. Here are some tips on how you can celebrate Small Business Week 2020 by giving back and supporting small businesses during these challenging times.

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Two years ago the Gaston County community was struck by the tragic death of six year old Maddox Ritch at Rankin Lake Park. This terrible incident led the local FBI agents to develop a new questionnaire for investigators to use when children with autism—like Maddox—go missing. As we continue to mourn the loss of Maddox, we can hope that this questionnaire will help prevent tragedies like this from ever happening again. https://www.shelbystar.com/news/20200921/two-year-anniversary-autistic-childrsquos-2018-death-led-to-fbi-changes

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Did you know that a number of coronavirus vaccine candidates are already starting the final phase of clinical trials? President Trump launched Operation Warp Speed in order to quickly develop and deliver a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus. Operation Warp Speed is a testament to the power of American innovation as our scientists and manufacturers work together to provide this crucial tool in our battle against the pandemic. To learn more about Operation Warp Speed check out this video from the GOP Doctors caucus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VzQ12ccQwc&list=PLXAlQ-_VJVfdpDH3PcFMxr5S5ACS3T7tO&index=2

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Before the coronavirus pandemic, American workers and businesses saw the best economy of our lifetimes. We need to do that again. As we work to defeat the coronavirus, we must also find a compromise to support those people who are still struggling because of this global health pandemic. Click here to watch my opening remarks from today’s Financial Services Committee hearing on how we can ensure our continued economic recovery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4at5M_uTrE

McHenry Telephone Town Hall - August 4, 2020

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the telephone town hall to ask questions and to hear about what is happening in Washington, including what is being done to address the coronavirus pandemic. I always appreciate the dialogue with my constituents in the Tenth District.

McHenry Delivers Remarks in Support of the Great American Outdoors Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) delivers remarks on the House Floor in support of the Great American Outdoors Act, which includes the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund and addresses the maintenance backlog in our national parks.

Congressman McHenry's National Police Week Message

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This week, we celebrated National Police Week, so please join Rep. McHenry in honoring law enforcement officers and thanking them for everything they do to keep our communities safe. The Tenth District is blessed to have brave men and women in each of our local law enforcement agencies who protect and defend us each and every day.

Nurses Appreciation Week 2020

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In honor of Nurses Appreciation Week, join Congressman McHenry in celebrating the incredible nurses we have here in the Tenth District and all across the country. Throughout our battle against the coronavirus, these heroes have been on the frontlines fighting to keep our communities safe and healthy. Please keep nurses in your prayers and thank them for everything they do!

Thank You Grier Middle School Teachers

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In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Congressman Patrick McHenry shares a message to the teachers of Grier Middle School, remembering his time as a Grier Knight and recognizing them for all of their incredible work.