Yesterday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) joined Congressman George Holding (NC-02) in introducing legislation allowing full-time nonprofit firefighters and emergency medical service workers to join a state or local retirement system. “Here in the Tenth District our full-time volunteer firefighters and EMS workers play a vital role in keeping our communities safe,” said Congressman McHenry. “This legislation will…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, introduced new legislation to expand the category of workers that can benefit from equity compensation to the critical gig workforce. H.R. 8280, the Gig Worker Equity Compensation Act, which complements the Pandemic Unemployment Insurance extended to gig…

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Today, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hybrid hearing with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on the Administration’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to rebuild the record-breaking economy Americans experienced before the coronavirus. Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Ranking Republican of the Financial Services Committee delivered opening remarks…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, delivered opening remarks at the Committee’s hybrid hearing with the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Kathy Kraninger, on the Bureau’s work to protect consumers during the coronavirus crisis.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area (BRNHA) Reauthorization Act of 2020, legislation to extend the authorization of BRNHA through 2036. Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) introduced similar in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday. “The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area plays…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the “HEROES” Act, which a release from Congressman Patrick McHenry’s office describes as “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s progressive wish list that stands no chance of becoming law.” The release goes on to say that “instead of focusing on bipartisan solutions to help American families, workers, and small businesses…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, sent a letter with Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10), the Republican Leader of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Congressman Greg Walden (OR-02), the Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, to President Donald Trump, urging…

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6:26 p.m.: we’re signing off, but the convention is being live-streamed here: 6:20 p.m.: N.C. Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby, who is running for Chief Justice, addresses the convention: 6:18 p.m.: The alternate elector slate has been approved. 6:06 p.m.: the elector slate was approved; now voting on alternate electors. The slate is comprised of…

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