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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For the fourth annual Valentines for Veterans Drive, Congressman Heck is encouraging students of all ages around the South Sound to pen and design valentines for local veterans. The cards are one way to say to veterans, “thank you for your service.”
Congressman Heck and his office will then deliver the cards to veteran organizations on Valentine’s Day.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) following the vote on Consolidated Appropriations, or “Omnibus”, which passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 316-113 as House Amendment #1 to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2029:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Soon President Barack Obama is expected to sign the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act into law, renaming the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge after the tribal leader and nationally known activist from the Pacific Northwest. The bill, H.R. 2270, advanced out of the House on November 30 by a vote of 413-2, and passed in the Senate on December 14 by unanimous consent.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Months after the Export-Import Bank of the United States’ authority lapsed, the House of Representatives voted again to approve the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank as an amendment to the 5-year, $300 billion highway bill. The bill now heads to the Senate where it is expected to pass.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives passed the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act by a vote of 413-2. The bill, H.R. 2270, previously advanced out of the House Natural Resources Committee by a unanimous vote, will now go to the U.S. Senate for consideration.
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The Puyallup Sumner Chamber hosted its annual Economic Forecast and Rising Star Awards Breakfast last week at the Pioneer Park Pavilion.