Why are you taking credit for bringing funding to the district when you VOTED AGAINST the bill?Here's what the Statesville paper had to say. Maybe you'd want to give 'em a call to correct their mistaken impression. Oh, no, I see you've already talked to them. My bad.
McHenry, whose 10th District takes in the southern portion of Iredell County, said he was glad to have a hand in the funding.Thanks to Donna Roulic for this wonderful question. She writes that the bill also:
“One million dollars [for the Statesville Regional Airport] goes a long way,” he said. “It is always a great experience working with Congresswoman Foxx - and especially now because Statesville will see the results of our concerted effort."
included $150,000 for the Hickory Engineering Center and $100,000 funding for the Appalachian State University at the Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute (CCC&TI) in Hudson. The CCC&TI funding provides training for local teachers as well as undergraduate education degrees.