Legislation adds Nisqually tribe leader and civil rights hero’s name to the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge, creates National Historic Site for location of Medicine Creek Treaty signing
Congressman Denny Heck unveils Marine Disease Emergency Act to find solutions to sea star wasting syndromeTo address the sea star wasting syndrome and other major marine disease emergencies, Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) and the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus introduced the Marine Disease Emergency Act.
Congressman Denny Heck introduces the Protect American Jobs and Exports Act of 2014 to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank200 Members of Congress joined Rep. Heck to support the Protect American Jobs and Exports Act of 2014, which calls for a seven-year reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and an increase in the lending cap to $175 billion.
On May 23, 2014, President Obama signed H.R. 685, the American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act, into law. Rep. Denny Heck was an original cosponsor of the legislation.
Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter is a resident of Yelm, Washington, in Washington's 10th Congressional District.
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which included an amendment that would provide funding for roads in urban areas around military installations such as Interstate 5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – To honor the life and legacy of an American champion for Native American treaty rights and environmental stewardship, today Representative Denny Heck (D-Wash.) introduced the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act.
The following is a statement from Rep. Heck regarding his vote on the FY 2016 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, & Related Agencies appropriations bill, which passed the House, 255-163, on Thursday, April 30:
LACEY, Wash. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) regarding the shooting incident at North Thurston High School:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) following the news of a bipartisan agreement in the House of Representatives on fixing the Medicare Payment Formula, extending the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as well as reauthorizing additional Medicare and health care programs that were set to expire on March 31, 2015: