Legislation would expand access of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program to economically distressed communities with an emphasis on Indian Country
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In order to incentivize financial investment in Indian Country and other underserved communities, Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) and Congresswoman Kristi Noem (R-SD) have introduced new legislation to improve the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program.
The Collaborating for Economic Reintegration of Troops (CERT) Act will establish commission to study and develop national standards for high-demand occupations; aims to make military training and civilian licenses or certifications for skilled careers one in the same
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 29, 2016 – U.S. Representative Denny Heck of Washington state has introduced a bill to address the certification gap that many transitioning service members experience once they leave the military and enter the civilian job market.
Congressman Denny Heck reacts to the news that the World Trade Organization has ruled in favor of the U.S. government in the trade dispute with the European Union concerning subsidies to Airbus
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2016 – Today the World Trade Organization found that the European Union gave illegal subsidies to Airbus to encourage the purchase of A350 XWB airplanes manufactured by the European company.
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following news of the WTO decision:
Successful petition gives Olympic Panel Products and Simpson Sawmill workers access to reemployment services, weekly income support payments, and health coverage tax credits
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday the Department of Defense announced the death of Staff Sergeant Matthew V. Thompson, a soldier supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.
Crucial amendment to House Financial Services Appropriations would have helped get cash off the streets and protect our communities
Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) says 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., June 10, 2016 – Today the Senate approved the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, to restore tribal sovereignty and give Tribes control of their trust asset management plans. The bill, cosponsored by U.S. Representatives Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) and Denny Heck (D-Wash.), passed the U.S. House of Representatives in February.
TACOMA, WA – U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10) joined the opening of an innovative new stormwater facility at Point Defiance Park yesterday to announce new legislation to help reduce toxic runoff in Puget Sound and other key waterways.