Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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Jun 13, 2013 Press Release
An amendment sponsored by Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) to the National Defense Authorization Act was approved this afternoon by a bipartisan, unanimous voice vote. The amendment would help make loans more affordable for active duty military officers.
Jun 12, 2013 Press Release
The U.S. House approved Congressman Denny Heck’s first bill by a bipartisan, unanimous voice vote this afternoon.
Jun 11, 2013 Press Release
A bill sponsored by Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) to enact commonsense reforms to fix the federal reverse mortgage program will be considered by the U.S. House tomorrow.
Jun 7, 2013 Press Release
Joint Base Lewis-McChord was awarded $3.5 million today by the Department of Defense’s Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration Program.
Jun 4, 2013 Press Release
The Clover Park School District was awarded a $91 million grant today to improve Greenwood, Clarkmoor and Beachwood Elementary Schools on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Jun 3, 2013 Press Release
Reflecting their commitment to preserving the health and beauty of the Puget Sound, Representatives Denny Heck and Derek Kilmer have co-founded the Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus.
Apr 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck declared his support today for the ‘Make It In America’ plan, a package of bills aimed at creating good jobs by boosting high-tech American manufacturing.
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.


Apr 23, 2016 In The News
Tacoma News Tribune

The headstone of legendary Northwest conservationist Billy Frank Jr. is engraved with an admonition. The words are quintessential Billy, and they are decidedly frank. And they ring even truer today than they did before the Nisqually Tribe leader died two years ago.

Apr 12, 2016 In The News
The Olympian

Improving Puget Sound’s health has been a decades-long project costing several hundred millions of dollars. The Puget Sound Partnership, a state agency charged with coordinating the recovery battle, faces daunting challenges brought by the intensity and growth of human activity on the Sound’s shoreline and in watersheds that drain into it.

Apr 1, 2016 In The News
South Sound Biz Magazine

When Raymond Bunk, an investor and partner in Nightside Distillery, brought a batch of the Edgewood company’s apple pie-flavored moonshine to a whiskey tasting event in Scotland late last year, little did he know he would attract the discerning palette of a whiskey connoisseur.

“He told me, ‘This is really good,’ ” says Bunk. “And, ‘We don’t have this in the United Kingdom.’ ”

Mar 30, 2016 In The News
Puyallup Herald

High school students interested in attending the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or the U.S. Naval Academy are invited to attend an informational session this week hosted by U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia, whose 10th District includes Puyallup.

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 22, 2016 In The News
National Mortgage Professional Magazine

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015, which extends foreclosure protection for military homeowners from the current 90-day period to a one-year period beginning in January 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.