Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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Mar 25, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck is meeting with local small business owners over the next two weeks as part of his “Congress At Your Company” tour.
Mar 22, 2013 Press Release
The Federal Aviation Administration informed my office this afternoon that the control towers at Olympia Regional Airport and Tacoma Narrows Airport are set to close later this spring.
Mar 1, 2013 Press Release
Today is the day that was never supposed to happen. Congress has failed to do its job and pass a balanced, long-term approach to deficit reduction. As a result, forced cuts to federal departments and agencies will go into effect by midnight tonight. If left in place, these sudden and sharp cuts will slow private sector economic growth for the remainder of 2013 and beyond.
Feb 20, 2013 Press Release
On Thursday, February 21, Congressman Denny Heck will visit the first two stops on his Replace the Sequester Tour. The tour is aimed at highlighting the impact of the March 1st federal budget cuts on Joint Base Lewis-McChord and the South Puget Sound economy.
Feb 11, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced the Servicemembers Opportunity Act today. The legislation ensures all servicemembers can utilize the financial protections they’ve earned under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act of 2003.

Feb 6, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck has launched his first annual Valentines for Veterans Drive.
Jan 31, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is co-sponsoring two important pieces of legislation for South Sound families: the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Jan 4, 2013 Press Release
In a rare appointment for a freshman Member of Congress, Congressman Denny Heck has been selected by his colleagues to serve on the House Financial Services Committee. The House Financial Services Committee has jurisdiction over federal housing policy, Wall Street reform and consumer protection, and commercial insurance and banking issues.
Jan 3, 2013 Press Release
On his first day in office, Congressman Denny Heck has officially opened his district office. The early and prompt opening reflects Congressman Heck’s desire to keep his focus on his home district.

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Mar 22, 2016 In The News
Mortgage Orb

The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to extend the Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015 – which offers additional foreclosure protection for military homeowners under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) – from 90 days to one year, until Jan. 1, 2018.

Mar 21, 2016 In The News
Northwest Guardian

Want to attend a service academy?  Now is your chance to learn how. Actually, you have two chances. Washington State Congressman Denny Heck will host representatives from each service academy to discuss the application and appointment process and answer questions, March 28, at 6 p.m. at the Lacey City Hall Chambers (420 College Street SE, Lacey), and again on March 31, at 6 p.m.

Mar 7, 2016 In The News
KIRO 7 News

Defense Secretary Ash Carter spent two days at Joint Base Lewis McChord, a long visit for a man who oversees more than 600 military bases worldwide.
 
Today he focused on the 62nd Airlift Wing, the nation’s largest. It ferries weapons, troops and supplies worldwide.
 

Mar 4, 2016 In The News
Tacoma News Tribune

Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Friday got a close look at Joint Base Lewis-McChord units that fight on the ground, in the air and online.

That combination, he said in remarks to troops, puts the base on the cutting edge of the Pentagon’s operations.

Mar 3, 2016 In The News
Tribal Tribune

Colville support bill that originated with ATNI is expected to change trust asset management

WASHINGTON D.C.— With an apparently unanimous voice vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR-812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, Feb. 24, following several supporting statements from both Republican and Democratic representatives from across the country.

Feb 16, 2016 In The News
The Seattle Times

Export-Import Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg was in Seattle to underscore how the bank’s help to big exporters such as Boeing is crimped by political opponents who haven’t allowed the agency to fill its roster of board members.

Feb 12, 2016 In The News
Tacoma News Tribune

At St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Lena Forsyth was known for being a dedicated nurse diabetes educator. At the age of 55, she was in the prime of her career, hard at work teaching patients and their families how to treat their condition and change their lifestyle. She had a loving husband, Tony, and treasured time with her family.

Feb 8, 2016 In The News
Puyallup Herald

As part of his annual Valentines for Veterans tribute, U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia, visited Maplewood Elementary School in Puyallup on Friday to collect handmade cards from area schoolchildren to distribute to local veterans and active service members.

The purpose of the program is to honor those who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. armed forces, Heck said.

Jan 18, 2016 In The News
Puyallup Herald

The Puyallup Sumner Chamber hosted its annual Economic Forecast and Rising Star Awards Breakfast last week at the Pioneer Park Pavilion.

Various speakers from Pierce County and the cities of Puyallup and Sumner detailed the economic climate in the region and what the future holds for cities and businesses in the South Sound.

Dec 17, 2015 In The News
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Legislation that would change the name of Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in honor of the Nisqually Tribe’s Billy Frank Jr. has passed both the House and Senate, and is headed to the White House.