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  • McHenry and Booker Introduce Fintech Bill to Automate Income Verification
    Posted in Press Release on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the IRS Data Verification Modernization Act of 2017. This bipartisan bill will require the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to automate the Income Verification Express Services process by creating an Application Programming Interface (API) allowing small businesses and consumers to access accurate credit assessments more efficiently. Joining Mc... Read more

  • McHenry on Unified Framework for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Release on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the Republicans' unified framework for fixing our nation’s broken tax code: “Our tax code is broken. It hurts America’s families and small businesses and strangles economic growth. The unified framework released today changes this. It provides relief to middle-class American families, simplifying the tax filing process and reducing rates so they can keep more of their hard-earned money. Our plan will help spur the econ... Read more

  • McHenry on the Passage of the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act
    Posted in Press Release on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3354, Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018: Today, the House passed a government funding package which will help grow our economy, provide for a strong national defense, and ensure the safety of the American people here at home. The Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act supports our rural economies by undoing many of the job-killing regulations that defined the... Read more

  • Congressman McHenry Announces $52,858 Homeland Security Grant to Fairview Volunteer Fire Department in Buncombe County
    Posted in Press Release on September 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $52,858 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 Fairview Volunteer Fire Department in Buncombe County, and comes in the sixteenth round of the 2016 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, and the program... Read more

  • McHenry to Host Town Hall Meetings for Tenth District Constituents
    Posted in Press Release on August 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Update: The rescheduled dates and times have been posted below in red. Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced his 2017 town hall meeting schedule. Over the next month, Congressman McHenry will host six town hall meetings throughout the Tenth District. At the town hall meetings, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legislative activity in the U.S. Congress and what to expect in the coming months. He will also take questions directly from constituents on the issues of co... Read more

  • McHenry on Passage of Make America Secure Appropriations Act
    Posted in Press Release on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3219, Make America Secure Appropriations Act: “In this dangerous world, it is imperative Congress does all it can to secure our homeland while also providing our military with the resources they need to defend our freedoms abroad. Today, the House took decisive action to keep all Americans safe by passing the Make America Secure Appropriations Act. “This appropriations package supports our military,... Read more

  • McHenry on the Passage of Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Package
    Posted in Press Release on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3364 Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act: “Yesterday, the House took bipartisan action to hold rogue regimes in Russia, North Korea, and Iran accountable for their destabilizing and threatening actions towards the United States and our allies. The Countering Adversarial Nations Through Sanctions Act is the result of a bipartisan compromise that takes aim at the most grave threats ... Read more

  • McHenry Votes to Undo CFPB Arbitration Rule
    Posted in Press Release on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passage of H.J. Res. 111, providing for Congressional disapproval of the CFPB's rule relating to "Arbitration Agreements": “Today, for the fifteenth time this year, the House has used the Congressional Review Act to undo misguided, eleventh-hour rulemaking by Obama-era bureaucrats. This time it was the Constitutionally suspect CFPB’s anti-arbitration rule, a deeply flawed regulation that is little more than a hando... Read more

  • Congressman McHenry Announces $582,417 Homeland Security Grant to Newton Fire Department in Catawba County
    Posted in Press Release on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $582,417 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 Newton Fire Department in Catawba County, and comes in the second round of this year’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant awards. SAFER Grants assist local fire departments by providing funding to increase their staffing and deployment capabilities enabling them t... Read more

  • McHenry, Meeks Introduce Fintech Bill to Encourage Greater Financial Inclusion
    Posted in Press Release on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee joined with Congressman Gregory Meeks (D, NY-05) to introduce H.R. 3299, the Protecting Consumers' Access to Credit Act of 2017. This bill restores consistency to our nation's lending laws to reflect the new realities of financial innovation following the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's decision in the Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC case. “By codifying long-sta... Read more