Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the shooting at a baseball field where Members of Congress were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game:

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) announced the introduction of a resolution before the United States Congress declaring June 2017 “National Orca Protection Month,” to honor the iconic endangered whales.

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – With the U.S. House of Representatives scheduled to vote on H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) urged his colleagues on both sides of the aisle to reject this effort to dismantle critical Wall Street reform and consumer protections placed into law following the 2008 Wall Street crisis and economic recession.

Jun 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Pacific Northwest Members of Congress voiced their opposition to a proposal in the President’s budget to sell off the Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) assets.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

OLYMPIA, Wash. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after President Trump announced he will remove the United States from the international climate change agreement:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) joined a bipartisan discharge petition to allow a vote on H.R. 356, the Protecting Our Democracy Act.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the news that President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

May 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the passage of the American Health Care Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement on the fiscal year 2017 omnibus spending package:

“It is a great sign that Democrats and Republicans were able to come to the table and negotiate a bipartisan compromise to properly fund the federal government and avoid an irresponsible government shutdown.

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Jun 7, 2017 In The News
The Straits Times
Congressional Singapore Caucus leaders on Tuesday (June 6) in Washington stressed the importance of maintaining the close relationship between the United States and Singapore. Alabama Republican Bradley Byrne, co-chairman of the caucus, speaking at a reception hosted by visiting Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan, said: "Singapore is one of the most impressive places I have ever been."
Jun 7, 2017 In The News
Politico
Dozens of House and Senate Democrats plan to sue President Donald Trump in the coming weeks, claiming he is breaking the law by refusing to relinquish ownership of his sprawling real-estate empire while it continues to profit from business with foreign governments.
Jun 5, 2017 In The News
Thurston Talk
“And what makes this country great for me, as an immigrant and now, a United States citizen, is really that America is a place I can finally call home,” said Meenu Nath, a local Olympia constituent and one of the 12 community members who lobbied Congressmen Denny Heck’s Lacey office for compassionate immigration reform on Thursday, May 18.
May 23, 2017 In The News
Business Insider
Former CIA Director John Brennan, in testimony Tuesday before the House Intelligence Committee, said that he was concerned by some of the "interactions" between Russian officials and members of the Trump campaign that took place during the election last year.
May 23, 2017 In The News
The Huffington post
Former CIA chief John Brennan had a moving response when asked Tuesday why Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election should matter to the American people. “Why should they care? Why do you care, sir?” Rep. Dennis Heck (D-Wash.) asked Tuesday during a House Intelligence Committee hearing.
May 17, 2017 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., has been the public face of the Trump administration in this Washington, on Trumpcare health legislation and ambitious plans to zero out federal protections. A tweet from McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday marked an initial crack in the facade, the first time this member of the House Republican leadership has put distance between herself and the 45th President.
May 10, 2017 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Professionals at the FBI will never permit President Trump and his aides to derail or squelch their probe of Russia's interference in the 2016 election, a Washington congressman who serves on the House Intelligence Committee predicted Wednesday. "They would dampen this investigation at their own peril," said Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., reacting to Trump's dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.
May 10, 2017 In The News
MyNorthwest
“There’s a pattern here,” Congressman Denny Heck told KIRO Radio’s Jason and Burns Show. And that pattern is stemming from President Donald Trump. Heck sees the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey as a troubling extension of this pattern.
May 9, 2017 In The News
McClatchy DC Bureau
Furious Democrats branded the firing of FBI Director James Comey as “Nixonian,” warning the probe into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia had been dangerously compromised. They warned of a possible constitutional crisis, painting a troubling picture of a dictatorial president suddenly dismissing the key investigator into allegations that have raised serious questions about his campaign’s links to Russia.
May 2, 2017 In The News
Financial Regulation News
U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Denny Heck (D-WA), and Don Young (R-AK) introduced legislation to allow marijuana-related businesses in states where it is legal to access the banking system. The Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), formerly known as the Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act, ensures financial institutions can service marijuana-related businesses without the fear of reprisal from the federal government.