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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3906, the Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act, to establish a stormwater infrastructure funding task force to study and provide recommendations on how to better address the impact of stormwater on waterways and communities throughout the country including Puget Sound, the nation’s largest estuary.
Jun 27, 2018 In The News
Congressional Democrats responded to three major 5-4 Supreme Court decisions this week that went against them with vehement criticism, including one lawmaker who deemed the court "an arm of the Republican Party."
Apr 30, 2018 In The News
The quiet, duplicitous firing of U.S. House of Representatives Chaplain, Jesuit priest Fr. Pat Conroy, a Washington state native, has left a Lutheran friend Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., "mad as hell, and "devastated and enraged."
Feb 9, 2018 In The News
Following President Donald Trump’s decision to slash funding to environmental agencies and subject the Pacific Northwest to offshore drilling, Nisqually Tribal Councilor Willie Frank III attended the State of the Union to address the negative effects to Indian Country.
Jan 17, 2018 In The News
The federal government would provide $2.6 billion, for stragglers to finish positive train control networks by this year’s deadline.
Nov 30, 2017 In The News
Years ago, Shawna Meechan was working in her first job after college, as a policy aide to Washington state Congressman Adam Smith in Washington, D.C.
Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the Trump Administration decided to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

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. 

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

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:

Jun 15, 2017 In The News
Adam Smith was named most valuable player. Maria Cantwell made history. Washington representatives have traditionally shown up in force for congressional baseball, said Gov. Jay Inslee. The shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise in Virginia casts a pall over the annual exercise.