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.
As a Nisqually tribal member and leader, Billy Frank Jr., championed treaty rights, fishing rights and clean water. He led the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, representing 20 Indian tribes in western Washington.
Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter is a resident of Yelm, Washington, in Washington's 10th Congressional District.
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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:
LACEY, Wash. – Rep. Denny Heck invites South Sound students interested in pursuing an education at a United States Service Academy to attend an information session with Service Academy representatives on Wednesday, April 1, and Tuesday, April 7.
WASHINGTON, D.C., FEBRUARY 13, 2015 – In an effort to save the Puget Sound from what is being termed “sea star wasting syndrome” as well as other major marine disease emergencies, Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) and the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus are introducing the Marine Disease Emergency Act for consideration by the 114th Congress.
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) has launched his third annual “Valentines for Veterans” Drive. Students from around the South Sound are encouraged to decorate cards thanking our local veterans for their service to the United States.
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WASHINGTON — With millions of starfish dying all along the West Coast, Washington state Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives say it’s time for Congress to intervene and find out why.