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Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Moving America Forward Act. The Moving America Forward Act is a $1.5 trillion transformational infrastructure bill to provide jobs and modernize America’s transportation, education, housing, energy and broadband infrastructure. Multiple provisions introduced by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) were included in the package.

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020. The bill contains emergency rental assistance legislation first introduced by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) in March as H.R. 6314, the Emergency Rental Assistance Act of 2020.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10), Jason Crow (CO-06), Andy Kim (NJ-03), and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) have introduced the Defense Communities Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020, H.R. 7290, in the House of Representatives. The bill will provide targeted aid to defense communities, towns across America that proudly host U.S. military installations.

Jun 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) joined Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) in leading a bipartisan letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell, urging them to take steps to protect the commercial real estate (CRE) market, especially businesses with Commercial Mortgage-Backed Security (CMBS) debt, and the hundreds of thousands of Americans they employ.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. The HEROES Act is a stimulus package to protect Americans from the economic impacts of the global coronavirus crisis. Multiple provisions put forth by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) were included in the package.

Dec 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) voted in support of H.R. 5430, legislation to implement the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new agreement includes significant improvements on labor, the environment, access to prescription drugs, and enforcement. The bill passed by a vote of 385 to 41.

Congressman Heck released the following statement in support of the legislation:

Nov 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House passed H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019, a bill to reauthorize and expand the Export-Import Bank of the United States for ten years. The bill passed by a vote of 235-184.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Promoting United Government Efforts to Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act, H.R. 2247, passed through the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee by voice vote.

Jun 16, 2018 In The News
The nation's banks are taking on Attorney General Jeff Sessions over pot with a big lobbying push to loosen federal restrictions on the surging legalized marijuana industry.
Apr 27, 2018 In The News
Native American tribes have been free to own and operate breweries and wineries since the 1950s, but they are still prohibited from operating distilleries on tribal land under a 184-year-old law. That would change under a bill co-sponsored by Southwest Washington Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, who is proposing to repeal a 19th-century prohibition on tribal distilleries.