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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 »

Location Change for McHenry’s Town Hall Meeting in Caldwell 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 13th town hall meeting in Lenoir. The new location will be: 6:00 p.m. J.E. Broyhill Civic Center 1913 Hickory Blvd, SE Lenoir, NC 28645 At the town hall meeting, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legislative activity in Congress... Read more »

Another large crowd at McHenry's Lincolnton town hall meeting

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LINCOLNTON - The health care debate is raging across the Charlotte area. In Charlotte folks gathered at Dilworth Neighborhood Grill to ask questions about President Obama's reform plan. Meanwhile in Lincolnton, hundreds showed up Wednesday night for another town hall meeting organized by Republican Congressman Patrick McHenry. Continue reading here: http://www.wbtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=10921667 ... Read more »

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

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Due to a larger than expected attendance, the office of Congressman Patrick McHenry has changed the location of tonight’s town hall meeting in Hickory. The new location will be: 6:00 p.m. Lenoir-Rhyne University P.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th Street NE Hickory, NC 28601 Read more »

Packed house hears McHenry in Mooresvile

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"This is, by far, the largest town hall I've ever had," McHenry told the 150 or so people packed in the lobby. "When I scheduled these meetings I didn't realized I was the only member of Congress in North Carolina holding them." Read more »

Health care town hall meeting attracts hundreds of people

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More than 1,400 people packed the Lenoir Rhyne University auditorium for a health care town hall meeting Tuesday night hosted by Congressman Patrick McHenry. Due to the extremely large crowd, the meeting had to be moved from the city hall at last minute. Right off the bat, Congressman Patrick McHenry made his feelings known about his position on the health care bill. "There are some fundamental things we have to do to curb the cost of health care and the choice should be in our hands," said McHenry. Read more »