Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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May 30, 2014 Press Release

“Anyone who thinks a mere rotation of who sits in the chair as the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs is going to solve this problem is badly mistaken. The problems here are deeper, broader, more stubborn, and require more efforts. That’s what we have to commit ourselves to, and Congress has to provide the resources to meet the needs of veterans.

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May 29, 2014 Press Release
Funding restored with help of Rep. Denny Heck after sequestration cuts prevented original project

Language released today in the Fiscal Year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act includes $139 million for the construction, renovation, repair, and expansion of elementary and secondary public schools on military installations, including nearly $40 million for Evergreen El

May 22, 2014 Press Release
President Obama to sign H.R. 685, the American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act on Friday, May 23 at 3:00 p.m. E.T.

WASHINGTON – Just days before the nation pays tribute to our men and women in uniform on Memorial Day, legislation authored by Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and original cosponsor Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) honoring America’s top fighter pilots will go the White House for the President’s signature. The measure, H.R.

May 19, 2014 Press Release
Measure awards Aces with Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON – Today, a week before the nation pays tribute to our men and women in uniform on Memorial Day, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation authored by Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and original cosponsor Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) honoring America’s top fighter pilots. The measure, H.R.

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May 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Denny Heck (D-Wash.) announced this week that four organizations located in the 10th Congressional District of Washington received a total of $11.7 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

May 5, 2014 Press Release

“Billy Frank, Jr., was a civil rights leader of historic significance. For generations, folks will continue to write about him and talk about the good he did, not just for tribes, but for all of the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest. 

Apr 30, 2014 Press Release
New Evaluations for Road Construction Efforts Advocated by Rep. Denny Heck Included in Text

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted 416-1 to pass H.R. 4486, the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015. Language originally offered by Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) was included in the report accompanying the bill.

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Apr 23, 2014 Press Release

To create the best conditions for Washington businesses to make their products and create jobs in the South Sound, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) announces the “Make it in Washington” tour to focus on protecting the local manufacturing industry.

Apr 21, 2014 Press Release
National momentum grows as Caucus co-founders recruit outside of state for the first time

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This year’s Earth Day brought a new ally to Puget Sound, as U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, announced that he will become an official member of the Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus. Rep.

Apr 16, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Denny Heck Launches 2014 Artistic Discovery Contest for high school students in Washington’s 10th Congressional District

The office of Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is looking for the 10th District’s most promising young artists to submit entries for the U.S. House of Representatives’ annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning entry from a member of the 10th District will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

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