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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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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 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the Trump Administration decided to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Aug 27, 2017 In The News
Congressman Denny Heck toured Sumner aerospace company, Composite Solutions, last week to learn more about their business success and potential needs. During the tour he learned that they are continuing to grow and are always looking to hire new employees to keep up with their growth.
Aug 23, 2017 In The News
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, touring to tout a "pro-growth tax reform plan," will visit Boeing's Everett assembly plant on Thursday morning and hold a town hall meeting with employees of the aerospace giant.
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday during debate to determine federal funding for energy and water programs, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted a proposal from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) which provides the Army Corps of Engineers a $500,000 increase for their operations and maintenance budget in order to encourage an examination of the latest, most cost-effective technologies and techniques to reduce stormwater runoff. 

Jul 25, 2017 In The News
Three House Democrats on Tuesday called on President Trump to withdraw his nominee to lead the Export-Import Bank. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.), along with Reps. Gwen Moore (Wis.) and Denny Heck (Wash.), sent a letter to the president expressing their opposition to the nomination of former Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) to head the 83-year-old bank.
Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, U.S. Representative Gwen Moore (WI-04), and U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to remove Scott Garrett from consideration to be the president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

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.).
Jul 5, 2017 In The News
Tacoma-Pierce County businesses have a massive resource for talent right in their own backyard—Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
May 2, 2017 In The News

U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Denny Heck (D-WA), and Don Young (R-AK) introduced legislation to allow marijuana-related businesses in states where it is legal to access the banking system.