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  • McHenry Joins President Trump to Welcome Pastor Andrew Brunson Home
    Posted in Press Release on October 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Saturday, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) joined President Trump in the Oval Office of the White House to welcome Pastor Andrew Brunson home. Pastor Brunson, who is originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, was imprisoned in Turkey on October 7, 2016. On Friday, over two years later, Pastor Brunson was released and finally reunited with his family here in the United States. Official White House Photo By Jodie Steck. Official White House Photo By Jodie Steck. Official White Hou... Read more

  • McHenry on the Release of Pastor Andrew Brunson
    Posted in Press Release on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the release of Pastor Andrew Brunson: “For two years we have called for the release of Pastor Brunson—a law-abiding American citizen and Tenth District constituent. Today, our prayers have finally been answered. I’m thankful for the combined efforts of bipartisan members of Congress, President Trump, Secretary Pompeo and all those who worked with us to right this injustice and finally set Pastor Brunson free.” B... Read more

  • McHenry, Burr, and Tillis Send Letter to Administrator Long Regarding May Storms and Flooding
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry, Senator Richard Burr, and Senator Thom Tillis sent a letter to FEMA Administrator Brock Long in regards to the appeal North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper filed for the denial of a major disaster declaration for severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides incurred in Western North Carolina from May 15 to May 30, 2018. "Although smaller in overall numbers, our constituents impacted by the May floods also suffered great loss, including loss of life," ... Read more

  • McHenry Continues Work to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
    Posted in Press Release on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on House passage of H.Res. 1099 - House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 6 - SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act: "For too long families and communities all across the country, including right here in the Tenth District, have suffered from the pain caused by the opioid crisis. Today, we took an important step in the ongoing battle to end the cycle of addiction affecting the lives of so many here in western North... Read more

  • McHenry Votes to Support Our Troops and Provide Hurricane Relief in North Carolina
    Posted in Press Release on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on House passage of the Conference Report for the FY 2019 Defense Appropriations bill: "We have a responsibility to ensure that the brave men and women of the U.S. military are fully equipped and have the resources needed to keep this country safe. Today’s vote in the House—fully funding the Department of Defense and providing our troops with the biggest pay raise they’ve received in nine years—is a step towards fulfillin... Read more

  • Congressman McHenry Announces $244,457 Homeland Security Grant to Lincolnton Fire Department in Lincoln County
    Posted in Press Release on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $244,457 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 Lincolnton Fire Department in Lincoln County, and comes in the ninth round of this year’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant awards. These grants assist local fire departments by enabling them to increase their staffing and deployment capabilities in order to resp... Read more

  • Congressman McHenry Announces $358,350 in Homeland Security Grants to Three Gaston County Fire Departments
    Posted in Press Release on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $358,350 in U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grants to local fire departments in the Tenth Congressional District. These grants come in the ninth round of the 2017 fiscal year Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG), which aim 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 Emerg... Read more

  • Congressman McHenry Announces $70,715 Homeland Security Grant to Bostic Volunteer Fire Department in Rutherford County
    Posted in Press Release on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $70,715 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 Bostic Volunteer Fire Department in Rutherford County, and comes in the ninth round of the 2017 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 whi... Read more

  • Important Safety Tips For Those Impacted by Hurricane Florence
    Posted in Press Release on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    As Hurricane Florence approaches the North Carolina coast, it is important that all Tenth District residents prepare for potential impacts from what is expected to be a devastating storm. In advance of the outer bands of Hurricane Florence reaching our area, below is a compilation of helpful information for people living in the Tenth District. Additionally, Tenth District constituents can reach out to Congressman McHenry’s offices in Washington, Hickory, Gastonia, and Black Mountain for assistan... Read more

  • Congressman McHenry Announces $802,918 & $32,728 Homeland Security Grants to Asheville Fire Department in Buncombe County
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced a combined $835,646 in U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grants to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The grants will go to the Asheville Fire Department in Buncombe County. The larger of the two grants, $802,918, comes in the eighth round of this year’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant awards which assist local fire departments to increase their staffing and deployment capabi... Read more