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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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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 24, 2017 In The News
There was singing, dancing, speeches and a variety of activities as hundreds of community members, local dignitaries and service members gathered on Lewis Main to celebrate Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s 100th birthday of Camp Lewis Aug. 18. A century ago, Camp Lewis opened, and officers and recruits arrived for training before being deployed to France for service during World War I in 1917.
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 28, 2017 In The News
Tacoma Housing Authority will hold a formal grand opening on Aug. 7 for a 144-unit, affordable housing complex in the city’s Hilltop neighborhood. The complex enters the stock of lower-income housing options at a time when housing prices are rapidly outpacing income growth. “If it were food, we would have widespread malnutrition with pockets of starvation,” said THA Executive Director Michael Mirra.
Jul 15, 2017 In The News
John Gaines, a former Kinship Care Youth and current community leader for the Tacoma, Washington, area, has been selected to participate in the 2017 Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Program.
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) announced the introduction of a resolution before the United States Congress declaring June 2017 “National Orca Protection Month,” to honor the iconic endangered whales. The designation is meant to spotlight the Southern Resident orca population found in the waters of the Pacific Northwest and draw attention to the extreme danger they are in.

Jun 1, 2017 In The News
We’ve all heard the “it takes a village” phrase for raising children. Really, it also takes a “village” to do anything really great. On Monday morning, I was at the VFW’s Memorial Day ceremony at our cemetery. This may seem like a standard, recurring ceremony, but it’s an valuable celebration that takes many different people from all walks of life.
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 17, 2017 In The News
The Port of Olympia was awarded the 2017 Government Thurston Green Business of the Year Award on Wednesday by the Thurston Chamber of Commerce Thurston Green Business Program.
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.