More on Congressional Issues
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday during debate to determine federal funding for energy and water programs, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted a proposal from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) which provides the Army Corps of Engineers a $500,000 increase for their operations and maintenance budget in order to encourage an examination of the latest, most cost-effective technologies and techniques to reduce stormwater runoff.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to expand sanctions against Russia for meddling in the 2016 election:
President Trump, in an angry tweeting mood, said Tuesday that the United States needs "a good shutdown" of the federal government this fall to force a partisan battle to get his way over proposed spending levels.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi selected Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) to serve on the prestigious House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in the new Congress.
Rep. Heck released the following statement on the appointment:
“As we face a changing security environment, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, and new threats, especially in the fallout of Russian hacking, our intelligence community will continue to play an increasingly critical role in keeping our nation safe and our democracy strong.