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OLYMPIA – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement via tweet that Secretary of Defense Mark Esper was terminated from his position.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) supported the passage of the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2021 from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and applauded the Committee’s renewed commitment to preparing for the national security threats posed by climate change.
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.
OLYMPIA, WA – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement about the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by a U.S. airstrike in Iraq:
“Killing Qasem Soleimani represents a steep escalation in tensions between the U.S. and Iran, and I am gravely concerned that the Administration has not considered all of the effects of this decision. I am especially concerned for U.S. servicemembers, diplomatic personnel, and allies in the region.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday climate security legislation introduced by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) passed the U.S. House after its inclusion in the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 (IAA) as Section 401 of the Act.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement regarding the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill includes $717 billion for the next year’s defense spending and included important initiatives for the South Sound proposed by Congressman Heck.