House Financial Services Committee members Fincher, Stivers and Heck applaud bipartisan support for extension
Rep. Denny Heck speaks on House floor, tells Congress H.R. 812 “will save time and money, but most importantly it will allow Tribes to make their own decisions about how to use their historic lands”
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 24, 2016 – Today Congress got one step closer to restoring tribal sovereignty, and giving Tribes control of their own trust asset management plans.
Students of All Ages Welcome to Submit Valentines
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:
Legislation sponsored by Rep. Denny Heck adds Nisqually tribe leader and civil rights hero’s name to the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
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.
Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) applauds second House vote to reopen Export-Import Bank, identifies it as huge victory for Washington’s export economy
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.
Legislation sponsored by Rep. Denny Heck adds Nisqually tribe leader and civil rights hero’s name to the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) released the following statement following the vote in the House of Representatives on H.R. 4038 today:
Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) leads majority bipartisan support to bring a vote to the House floor in order to protect American jobs and exports
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives successfully passed H.R. 597, the Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act, to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States until 2019.