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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10), Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01), and Congressman Charlie Crist (FL-13) led a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) urging them to reconsider a recent fee increase on homeowners.
OLYMPIA – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement in response to the news that 1.1 million new unemployment claims were filed last week.
“This week’s dire unemployment numbers simply reinforce what my colleagues and I have been stressing for months: millions across our country need help—and they need it now.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.