Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the actions of Chairman Nunes that undermined the ongoing Russian active measures investigation underway in the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Committee Member Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the announcement that House Republicans have withdrawn their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

Mar 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the release of President Trump’s federal budget request for Fiscal Year 2018, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) spoke out against irresponsible cuts to crucial programs in Washington state and the 10th Congressional District:

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the announcement of the passing of former State Representative Helen Sommers:

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 16, 2017 – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) urged President Donald Trump to nominate board members to the Export-Import Bank of the United States. 

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Denny Heck released a statement following the decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to continue the suspension of the travel ban put in place by the January 27, 2017, Executive Order:

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Upon returning to the nation’s capital, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) added his support to three bills that prevent President Trump’s harmful executive order from being administered by the United States government.  

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

For the fifth annual Valentines for Veterans Drive, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) 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.”

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Mar 22, 2017 In The News
The Stranger
A disaster for Washington." That's how Governor Jay Inslee describes the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) with the American Health Care Act (go ahead and call it "Trumpcare"). In this state, Inslee said, killing Obamacare could reverse years of progress, driving the numbers of uninsured Washingtonians to levels higher than before the ACA.
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Mar 21, 2017 In The News
CNN
The House Intelligence Committee's first open hearing on Russia exposed a partisan rift between the committee's Republicans and Democrats that threatens to only grow bigger as they dig deeper into the possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian operatives.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
Mediaite
During today’s House Intel Committee hearing, Democratic Congressman Denny Heck said that the evidence they’ve all heard today leads him to conclude that Russia “had help from the inside”:…that this was in part an inside job from U.S. persons, willing American accomplices or terribly naive ones, or probably both, who helped the Russians attack our country and our democracy.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau has since July been examining the Russian campaign to meddle in the 2016 American election, and that the federal probe includes an investigation of any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin effort.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
The New Yorker
Just before 3:20 on Monday afternoon, Devin Nunes, the Republican head of the House Intelligence Committee, asked James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who was testifying before the committee on his agency’s investigation into Russian interference in last year’s Presidential election, a last set of questions. Earlier in the hearing, Nunes, seemingly taking his lead from a series of early–morning tweets by President Trump, had focused his questions on the leaks of classified information that have plagued the Administration since January. Now, though, Nunes got to the crux of the matter: Comey’s public confirmation that the F.B.I. was investigating possible coordination between people associated with the Trump campaign and Russia.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
KNKX
A Washington congressman says the House Intelligence Committee may subpoena associates of President Donald Trump over ties to Russia.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
NBC Nightly News

Testifying before Congress on Monday, the FBI director pushed back on Pres. Trump’s allegations, and confirmed an investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russians.

Mar 15, 2017 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
The day President Donald Trump delivered his first Joint Session to Congress, a special guest from Puyallup was present. U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia, brought one guest to the event on Feb. 28. That guest was 19-year-old Kelty Pierce, a Puyallup High School graduate, former Daffodil Festival princess and current University of Washington student. She was able to share her story with other members of Congress.
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Mar 11, 2017 In The News
The News Tribune
At the Tahoma Unitarian Universalist Church on South 56th Street on Wednesday night, the more than 100 members of Indivisible Tacoma who gathered for the group’s weekly meeting repeatedly vowed to “raise hell” in the face of the Trump administration. Raising hell, it would seem, takes many forms. On this night, at this meeting, it looked markedly civil.
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Mar 8, 2017 In The News
KUOW
Bill Radke speaks with U.S. Representative Denny Heck (Wash.-Dist. 10) about his former colleague in the state legislature Helen Sommers, who died Tuesday at the age of 84. Sommers spent 36 years in the state legislature representing Queen Anne and Magnolia.
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