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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

Fiscal Responsibility

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Sep 12, 2017 In The News
A bill reintroduced in Congress today could reopen the argument surrounding one of the credit union movement’s biggest controversies in decades.
Sep 6, 2017 In The News

A federal legislative committee could soon determine the fate of several proposals to protect existing and future state marijuana laws, businesses and research.

On Wednesday, The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Rules continued hearing testimony and considering amendments to the Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2018 (H.R. 3354), a spending bill set to go before Congress later this month.

Sep 2, 2017 In The News
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) with Representatives Perlmutter (CO-07), Lee (CA-13), and Titus (NV-01) have submitted two amendments to the financial services division to be included in the House appropriations bill. Both of these amendments focus on banking services for legal marijuana-related businesses and would be a temporary fix until the current legislation, the SAFE Banking Act, is passed into law.
Jul 12, 2017 In The News
In her testimony to the House Financial Services Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions from Committee Member Rep. Dennis Heck (D-Wash.).
Jun 12, 2017 In The News
It’s been four days since House Republicans approved their proposal to dismantle regulations of the financial industry. It might as well have been as many years. Every interested party besides the House GOP itself is already treating the package, officially the Financial CHOICE Act, like ancient history.
Apr 12, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Denny Heck held his first town hall of the year Tuesday to field questions from constituents about President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, the conflict in Syria, the domestic health care crisis and more.
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.
Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Months after the Export-Import Bank of the United States’ authority lapsed, the House of Representatives voted again to approve the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank as an amendment to the 5-year, $300 billion highway bill. The bill now heads to the Senate where it is expected to pass.

Nov 2, 2015 In The News

Though nominally a transportation bill, this week's long-term highway trust fund extension touches on several issues near and potentially dear to the hearts of the financial services policy world. Though some, perhaps many, items offered as amendments may not find their way into the overarching bill, many could. Here's a look at what to watch for, beginning with Tuesday's 3 p.m.

Oct 27, 2015 In The News

The Export-Import Bank is one step closer to revival. The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday afternoon (313-118) to reauthorize the bank's charter, which expired in late June.

Tuesday's vote follows a rarely used procedural move, called a "discharge petition," which freed the legislation from committee.

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