Veterans Affairs

Citizens make their voices heard at town hall meeting

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McHenry, who is currently in his third term representing Caldwell County in Washington, received a standing ovation when he took the stage. In his initial remarks, McHenry noted how attendance at this year's town hall was greater than last year. Read more »

Location Change for McHenry’s Town Hall Meeting in Burke County

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Due to the larger than expected attendance at prior town halls, the office of Congressman Patrick McHenry has changed the location for the Monday, August 17th town hall meeting in Morganton. The new location will be: 6:00 p.m. The COMMA City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium 401 South College Street Morganton, NC 28655 Doors open at 5:00 p.m. At the town hall meeting, Congressman McHenry will give... Read more »

McHenry to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Rutherford County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry announced that he will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, August 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the School Board Chambers of Rutherford County Schools Offices, 382 West Main Street in Forest City. At the town hall meeting, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legislative activity in Congress and what to expect in the coming months. Town hall meetings are an ... Read more »

Large crowd expected for McHenry town hall

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MORGANTON - The town hall meeting with U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry has been moved from Western Piedmont Community College to CoMMA. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Monday. The town hall meeting McHenry held in Hickory pulled in more than 1,000 people on Tuesday at P.E. Monroe Auditorium at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Continue reading here: http://www2.morganton.com/content/2009/aug/13/large-crowd-e... Read more »

Location Change for McHenry’s Town Hall Meeting in Gaston County

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Due to the larger than expected attendance at prior town halls, the office of Congressman Patrick McHenry has changed the location for the Wednesday, August 19th town hall meeting in Cherryville. The new location will be: 6:00 p.m. Beam Middle School Starnes Auditorium 401 East 1st Street Cherryville, NC 28021 At the town hall meeting, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legislative ... Read more »

Location Change for McHenry’s Town Hall Meeting in Cleveland County

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Due to the larger than expected attendance at prior town halls, the office of Congressman Patrick McHenry has changed the location for the Thursday, August 20th town hall meeting in Shelby. The new location will be: 6:00 p.m. Mildred H. Keeter Auditorium Cleveland Community College 137 South Post Road Shelby, NC 28152 At the town hall meeting, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legi... Read more »

Crowd talks policy with McHenry

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LINCOLNTON - Health care reform, immigration and high medical costs were among the hot topics at a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry Wednesday evening. Nearly 500 people packed into the Citizens Center in Lincolnton to hear what McHenry had to say. The Republican congressman gave his opinion on a few matters, but wasted no time getting to the subject of President Barack Obama’s plan... Read more »

Congressman Holds Town Hall Meeting in Lincolnton

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U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry held a town hall meeting last night in Lincolnton at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Some 400 plus people were in attendance to hear what their Member of Congress had to say and to express their views on the President’s proposed health care plan. Read more »

Capacity crowd voices concerns, complaints at McHenry town hall-style meeting

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Hours before U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry was scheduled to host a town hall-style meeting, his staff switched the location to the P.E. Monroe Auditorium at Lenoir-Rhyne University and it's a good thing they did. The venue was changed to provide more seating for the anticipated record crowd. The university auditorium is designed to hold 1,468 people. On Tuesday, the majority of the seats were occupied with people who had come to engage the congressman about the state of America's health-care system and other emotionally-charged issues. Read more »

Freedom of speech wins at town halls

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“These are challenging times for the citizens of western North Carolina,” said McHenry in a statement on his site. “As Congress considers sweeping legislation impacting our economy, energy security, and healthcare, it is vital that I get feedback from my constituents.” Read more »