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McHenry Sends Letter to Governor Cooper on North Carolina's Response to the Border Crisis

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) sent a letter to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to ask how the state government is dealing with COVID-19-positive illegal immigrants that are making their way across the southern border and ultimately traveling to North Carolina. With the stress placed on North Carolina’s public health and medical supplies by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative th... Read More »

McHenry Calls for the Economy to Safely Reopen

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Today, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to discuss their continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic and our accelerating economic recovery. At the hearing, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, delivered opening remarks calling for ou... Read More »

McHenry Announces Details for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced submission deadlines for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. Since the competition began in 1982, over 650,000 high school students have participated in this nationwide event showcasing the incredible talent of our nation's young artists. “I am always honored to continue the tradition of recognizing some of the Tenth District's most talented art st... Read More »

McHenry Sends Letter to IRS to Extend Tax Filing Deadline

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) led the entire North Carolina congressional delegation in sending a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig and Mark Mazur, the Department of Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy requesting the federal tax filing deadline be extended until June 15, 2021. This delay would help all Americans who have been impacted by th... Read More »

McHenry Denounces Democrats' Attempts to Justify More Regulations At Second GameStop Hearing

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Today, the House Financial Services Committee held its second GameStop hearing. During his opening remarks, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, denounced Democrats' continued attempts to push progressive priorities—like a harmful financial transaction tax (FTT)—under the guise of “consumer protection." Congressman McHenry wants to r... Read More »

McHenry Opposes Democrat Attempts to Restrict Second Amendment Rights

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Yesterday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) voted against two bills authored by House Democrats that would curtail the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans. Following his votes against the two bills—H.R. 8, the Universal Background Checks Act and H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act—Congressman McHenry released the following statement: "The right to keep and bear arms is en... Read More »

McHenry Introduces Legislation to Reauthorize the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) introduced H.R. 1759, legislation to reauthorize the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. This bill extends the authorization period of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area through September 30, 2036. "The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area was created to protect and preserve the Appalachian culture that is cherished around the world," said Congressman McHe... Read More »

McHenry Sends Letter to Biden Administration On Immigration Policy

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) joined his North Carolina Republican colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas expressing concerns about recent changes to border security policies. The letter addresses concerns raised by recent reports of COVID-19 positive illegal immigrants being released at the border and taking charter buses ... Read More »

McHenry Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Retirement Savers and Everyday Investors

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Last week, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Republican leader of the House Financial Services Committee, and Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), the Republican leader of the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, reintroduced legislation to protect American savers and investors from Democrats’ harmful tax proposals. H.R. 1584, the Protecting Retirement Savers and Everyday Investors Act would ... Read More »

McHenry Opens Triad District Office

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced the opening of a new office in Rural Hall to serve Tenth District constituents. New district maps were used for the 2020 North Carolina Congressional elections, moving many areas of the Piedmont Triad and Yadkin Valley including Stokes, Surry, Rockingham and suburban areas of Forsyth Counties into the Tenth Congressional District. "My number one... Read More »

McHenry Votes Against Democrats' Partisan Bill to Nationalize Elections and Undermine States' Rights

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Tonight, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on House Democrats’ passage of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, which should be called the For the Politicians Act: "H.R. 1 is nothing more than a partisan power grab that undermines states’ rights and empowers Washington to take over our electoral system," said Congressman McHenry. "Tonight, House Democrats voted to thro... Read More »

McHenry Sends Letter to Acting Secretary of Agriculture on CARES Act Aid for NC Farmers

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Recently, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) joined Congressmen Ted Budd (NC-13) and Dan Bishop (NC-09) in sending a letter to Acting Secretary of Agriculture Kevin Shea to advocate for reviewing the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) eligibility requirements for broiler-breeders. "Agriculture is the number one industry in North Carolina and is a leading industry in the Tenth District. Ad... Read More »

McHenry Introduces FASTER Act

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Last week, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) joined Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D, CA-06) to introduce H.R. 1202, the FASTER Act, which updates food allergen labeling laws to include sesame and further helps the 32 million Americans that suffer from food allergies. "Over 1.5 million people are allergic to sesame, yet there is no requirement to include the ingredient on product labels. The FAS... Read More »

McHenry Introduces Bipartisan American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10), joined Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) to introduce H.R. 1466, the American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act. This bipartisan legislation will help end the United States' reliance on Chinese-made personal protective equipment (PPE) and ensure that hospitals and frontline healthcare workers have access to a plentiful supply of high-quality American made... Read More »

McHenry Condemns Democrats' Partisan and Wasteful Legislation

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement after the House passage of President Biden and Congressional Democrats’ COVID relief legislation, H.R. 1319, a wasteful $1.9 trillion bill that fails to target funding where it is most needed and will not help our economy safely reopen: "In the face of this ongoing pandemic, what the American people need is targeted, tempo... Read More »