McHenry Puts Focus on Education, Economy Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) will continue to focus on the economy and education reform at events across western North Carolina during this Congressional Work Week. The Congressman will address ways to build the 21st Century Workforce necessary to compete in the global economy at schools, manufacturing facilities, and to business groups from Gastonia to Asheville.
McHenry Selected Vice Chairman of Small Brewers Caucus At a meeting of the House Small Brewers Caucus yesterday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) was selected Vice Chairman by his colleagues in Congress. North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District features a number of small and medium-sized breweries. Asheville has become the craft-brewing center of the Southeast – boasting more breweries per capita than any U.S. city.
McHenry Announces Congressional Art Contest Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) announced submission deadlines for the 2013 Congressional Art Contest. The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982, and, since then, over 650,000 high school students have participated in this nationwide event enabling high school students to showcase their artistic ability.
McHenry Statement on Labor Secretary Nomination Upon learning of President Obama’s decision to nominate Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez to be the next Labor Secretary, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) released the following statement: