Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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Jul 23, 2015 Press Release
Heck joins as original cosponsor of the Equality Act, to end discrimination against LGBT Americans in public accommodations, education, federal financial assistance, employment, housing, credit, and federal jury service
U.S. Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) has signed on as an original co-sponsor of the Equality Act, legislation to ban discrimination against LGBT individuals in public accommodations, housing, employment, and other core areas of daily life.
Jul 22, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) tells roundtable the U.S. can’t afford to “unilaterally disarm” from the competitive global economy, reiterates importance for Congress to reauthorize the critical tool for American exports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today at a roundtable with American small businesses convened by the White House, President Barack Obama and Representative Denny Heck joined small businesses from around the country to call on Congress to vote immediately on reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, which is crucial to the national and regional economy.

Jul 16, 2015 Press Release
Public school on the military installations which serve primarily the children of servicemembers will have capacity for 761 students, including 156 with special needs

Washington, D.C. – Following Congressman Denny Heck’s (D-Wash.) continued advocacy for the continued funding for renovations to public schools on military installations, today the Department of Defense announced that the Clover Park School District will receive a total of $40.3 million to replace Evergreen Elementary School at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the U.S. Army’s announcement on a reduction of 40,000 troops over the next two years, Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.)—who represents Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state—released the following statement:

Jul 8, 2015 Press Release
Bill updates Title I Home and Property Improvement Loan Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Reps. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) and Denny Heck (D-Wash.) today  introduced new legislation to help homeowners make investments in their homes and save money on their electricity and water bills.

Jun 16, 2015 Press Release
In collaboration with the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence, today the bipartisan Congressional Singapore Caucus was re-launched, with new co-chairs, Congressman Denny Heck of Washington state and Congressman Bradley Byrne of Alabama. The goal of the Caucus will be to strengthen the political, military, and economic relationship between the two countries, and engage more Americans and policymakers on the promise of Singapore and Asia.
Jun 11, 2015 Press Release
Prior to a potential vote tomorrow, Friday, June 12, on granting trade promotion authority to the president, Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) released the following statement.
May 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which included an amendment that would provide funding for roads in urban areas around military installations such as Interstate 5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

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May 13, 2015 Press Release
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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To honor the life and legacy of an American champion for Native American treaty rights and environmental stewardship, today Representative Denny Heck (D-Wash.) introduced the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

The following is a statement from Rep. Heck regarding his vote on the FY 2016 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, & Related Agencies appropriations bill, which passed the House, 255-163, on Thursday, April 30:

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