“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.
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
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Don’t break out the bong just yet, but Congress is quietly chipping away at the federal ban on marijuana. It’s not happening with a sweeping national law, but through modest provisions slipped into spending bills in recent weeks.
Western Washington Democrats on Wednesday joined an unprecedented sit-in protest to force the Republican majority to allow a vote on gun control legislation.
It comes in the wake of the Orlando massacre in which 49 people were killed at a nightclub.