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  • McHenry Joins Legislation Supporting Volunteer Firefighters
    Posted in Press Release on October 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) joined Congressman George Holding (NC-02) in introducing H.R. 8538. This bill would allow full-time nonprofit firefighters and emergency medical service workers to join a state or local retirement system. "Here in the Tenth District our full-time volunteer firefighters and EMS workers play a vital role in keeping our communities safe," said Congressman McHenry. "This legislation will ensure these essential personnel are finally able to receive the same ... Read more

  • McHenry Introduces the Gig Worker Equity Compensation Act
    Posted in Press Release on September 17, 2020 | Preview rr

    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 pri... Read more

  • McHenry on House Democrat’s Postal Bill “What a Tremendous Waste of Time”
    Posted in Press Release on August 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    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 ... Read more

  • Congressman McHenry Announces $206,666 Homeland Security Grant to Town of Maiden Fire Department in Catawba County
    Posted in Press Release on August 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Congressman McHenry Announces $63,714 Homeland Security Grant to Denver Volunteer Fire Department in Lincoln County
    Posted in Press Release on August 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    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 i... Read more

  • McHenry Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing on CFPB’s Actions to Protect Consumers During COVID-19 Crisis
    Posted in Press Release on July 31, 2020 | Preview rr

    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. Read more

  • McHenry Introduces Bipartisan American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act
    Posted in Press Release on July 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10), joined Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) to introduce H.R. 7841, 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 PPE. "The COVID-19 pandemic has made it painfully clear that the United States has failed its hospi... Read more

  • McHenry Introduces Legislation to Reauthorize the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
    Posted in Press Release on July 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) introduced H.R. 7840, legislation to reauthorize the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. This bill extends the authorization period of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area—parts of which are in the Tenth District—through September 30, 2036. "The Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina are home to a rich history that is cherished in North Carolina and around the world," said Congressman McHenry. "The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area was created t... Read more

  • McHenry on House Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act
    Posted in Press Release on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), released the following statement on yesterday's passage of H.R. 1957, the Great American Outdoors Act, which includes the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and addresses the maintenance backlog in our national parks. "Last night's vote is a victory for all who enjoy our nation’s numerous national parks, rivers, and other protected areas. Since its inception over fifty years ago, the LWCF has preserved public lands here i... Read more

  • McHenry on Financial Services Hearing on Pelosi’s Partisan Wish List: This is a Waste of Time
    Posted in Press Release on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, the Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the so-called “HEROES” Act, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s progressive wish list that stands no chance of becoming law. Instead of focusing on bipartisan solutions to help American families, workers, and small businesses impacted by COVID-19, Democrats wasted valuable committee time holding a hearing on legislation that passed the House with bipartisan opposition over two months ago. Last week, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Repub... Read more