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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.
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.
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.
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.