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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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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 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 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 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.

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.
Feb 17, 2017 In The News
Trump will be in South Carolina today to visit Boeing's production facility and to deliver remarks at the unveiling of the company's new 787 Dreamliner aircraft. He'll also meet with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, who might take the opportunity to make a pitch for Trump to get the U.S. Export-Import Bank running at full capacity by filling a number of vacancies on the board.
Jan 4, 2017 In The News
The Export-Import Bank said Wednesday that it authorized just $5 billion in loan guarantees and credit insurance in its latest fiscal year, a 40-year low for the agency. It blamed the decline on Congress. The bank's latest report left one of the Senate architects of those actions unmoved. Sen. Richard C. Shelby, the outgoing chairman of the Senate Banking Committee who held up nominations to the Ex-Im Bank board, preventing it from doing large financing deals, noted that he wanted the bank abolished.
Dec 12, 2016 In The News
Boeing is expected to lower production, and likely staffing levels, as demand for its 777 jets are lower than predicted. “It’s no surprise whatsoever,” said Scott Hamilton with Leeham Company, an aviation consulting firm based in Issaquah. “This has been long predicted by Wall Street analysts and myself,” he said.