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.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 24, 2016 – Today Congress got one step closer to restoring tribal sovereignty, and giving Tribes control of their own trust asset management plans.
For the fourth annual Valentines for Veterans Drive, Congressman Heck is encouraging students of all ages around the South Sound to pen and design valentines for local veterans. The cards are one way to say to veterans, “thank you for your service.”
Congressman Heck and his office will then deliver the cards to veteran organizations on Valentine’s Day.