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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Feb 14, 2018 In The News
Pierce County sued manufacturers of prescription opioids last Thursday, the day before politicians with various county constituencies joined professionals from the fields of healthcare, education and substance abuse at an invitation-only summit meeting on the issue of opiod abuse.
Jan 31, 2018 In The News
Some of the biggest names in Pierce County and Washington state politics will gather Friday at the University of Washington Tacoma for an “opioid summit” to discuss efforts to address the related crisis facing the county and the region.
Oct 6, 2017 Page

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Sep 26, 2017 In The News shares with the United Way a devotion to educating and empowering people to form connections. On September 22, 2017, our team closed the office and participated in the 25th annual United Way Day of Caring in Thurston County. The largest day of volunteering in the county, this year’s Day of Caring involved over 1,500 people from local businesses, schools, and clubs.
Sep 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After evaluating the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Republican legislation currently before the Senate, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) gave the following statement:

May 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the passage of the American Health Care Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:

“House Leadership came up with the American Health Care Act in the dark, without the collaboration of health advocates, faith groups, doctors, medical experts, economists, Democrats, and state and local governments. They forced it through before the Congressional Budget Office could explain how much it would cost.

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.
Apr 5, 2017 In The News
he utter failure of congressional Republicans to replace Obamacare two weeks ago was a good thing. The U.S. House Republican plan would have thrown an estimated 24 million Americans off coverage over 10 years while handing tax cuts to the wealthy and a bonanza to insurers.The failure speaks to at least two realities and offers a slender ray of hope.
Mar 24, 2017 In The News
Leaders from around Washington state were quick to voice their opinions Friday after House Republican leaders pulled legislation intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Democrats from the state lauded the effective elimination of the bill, criticizing the failed legislation they say would have taken coverage away from 24 million Americans.