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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.
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:
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.
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.
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.