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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

Fiscal Responsibility

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Mar 16, 2018 In The News

We are writing to report on the latest Congressional hearings related to reform of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) and potential efforts to enhance and reform the U.S. export control regime.  

Feb 27, 2018 In The News
When asked about the growing national debt, Jerome Powell repeated an increasingly common refrain from Fed officials: 'We're not on a sustainable fiscal path.'
Feb 20, 2018 In The News
A bipartisan group of 68 House lawmakers are urging Senate leaders to get the Export-Import Bank running at full speed again.
Feb 7, 2018 In The News
Last year, retail sales of whiskey reached $3.4 billion. By comparison, total marijuana sales across the U.S. hit nearly $9 billion in 2017 with estimates projecting sales will continue to rise to $11 billion in 2018 and $21 billion in 2021. Like whiskey, the marijuana industry in the U.S. is a multi-billion dollar industry, employs hundreds of thousands of people, and provides a significant revenue stream for communities across the country.
Feb 6, 2018 In The News
The Trump administration's top fiscal official appeared to voice support for letting marijuana businesses store their profits in banks.
Jan 25, 2018 In The News
Lawmakers, including many from Oregon and Washington, are sending a message to the White House in defense of the legal marijuana industry.
Jan 17, 2018 In The News
Reps. Ed Perlmutter, Denny Heck and 29 other congress members wrote the director of FinCen to urge continued assistance for cannabis businesses
Jan 16, 2018 In The News
A bill introduced by Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter that would allow banks to serve marijuana-related businesses without fear of penalties from the federal government got a boost Tuesday from a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general.
Dec 15, 2017 In The News
House members on Thursday began digging into the details of a bill to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States by increasing scrutiny of business deals that transfer valuable technology to countries like China that may pose a national security threat.
Nov 30, 2017 In The News
The Democratic Party continues to push back against President Donald Trump’s pick for acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, saying the fight isn’t over yet.