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May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. The HEROES Act is a stimulus package to protect Americans from the economic impacts of the global coronavirus crisis. Multiple provisions put forth by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) were included in the package.

Nov 21, 2017 In The News
Tax cuts were the topic of discussion when UW President Ana Mari Cauce met with Washington representatives Denny Heck (D-10th) and Dave Reichert (R-8th) on Nov. 14. The same day, Cauce posted a breakdown of the potential ramifications for the UW and other schools, starting with the bill that would pass the House two days later.
Aug 10, 2017 In The News
The 1,000 military children with autism in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community, and their families, will receive enhanced care and resources thanks to the opening of the new JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services Wednesday.
Apr 27, 2017 In The News

Hundreds of students, parents, school staff and local dignitaries crowded into the auditorium at Evergreen Elementary School April 20 for the official grand opening ceremony for Clover Park School District’s newest and final of six completed elementary school construction projects at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Apr 8, 2017 In The News
Congressman Denny Heck is returning home to his South Sound district to conduct public meetings on two big topics: the federal budget and Russia’s connection to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Jan 31, 2017 In The News
As Valentine’s Day approaches, students in the Puyallup School District are setting aside some time this week to make thank-you cards for the fifth annual Valentines for Veterans, a tribute to troops launched by U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia. The tribute connects different generations while recognizing those who have served or are currently serving.
Jan 14, 2017 In The News
When President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office Friday, a small crowd of Washington students will bear witness. Long before votes were cast in the November election between Trump and Hillary Clinton, local high school and college students were making plans to attend the ceremonies in Washington, DC. “There’s a certain electricity and energy in the city during an inauguration,” said Peninsula High School history teacher Tim Messersmith.
Oct 21, 2016 In The News
“Happy birthday, Pierce College!” These words echoed throughout the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center gym Oct. 8. The occasion was the college’s 50th anniversary homecoming celebration after Brian Benedetti, director of marketing and communication, told the audience to say this to capture the moment on camera. Homecoming served to celebrate the college’s 50 years and bring the past and present college community together, as well as others in the community.
Mar 30, 2016 In The News

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.

In order to apply to a service academy, students must secure a nomination from their congressman, who can typically send one person per academy from their district.

Sep 20, 2015 In The News

Inside a south Thurston County barn late Sunday afternoon, amid windy conditions and scattered sun breaks, a graduation ceremony offered a glimpse of the future.

And the future looks bright.

That’s because 16 people graduated Sunday from Enterprise for Equity, the longtime Olympia nonprofit that gives low-income residents a chance to pursue their dreams as business owners by gaining skills through a three-month program.