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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

Fiscal Responsibility

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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.
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.
Nov 3, 2017 In The News
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will introduce bills as soon as Monday to toughen U.S. foreign investment rules amid growing concern about Chinese deals, according to a source familiar with the legislation.
Oct 31, 2017 In The News
A bill introduced in the US Congress is proposing reforms to the reverse mortgage program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in an effort prevent unfair foreclosures on seniors.
Oct 24, 2017 In The News
Former New Jersey Rep. Scott Garrett faces an unusual combination of Democrats and business groups opposing his nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank as the Senate hearing on his confirmation approaches.
Oct 24, 2017 In The News
Some insurance industry stakeholders are urging Congress to limit the role of the federal government in regulating the sector, including eliminating or drastically reducing the scope of the Federal Insurance Office.
Sep 29, 2017 In The News
A bill to reform the Federal Insurance Office was introduced Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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.