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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Sep 6, 2017 In The News
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the decision we all anticipated on Tuesday, that the federal administration will be rescinding DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that allows immigrants who entered the country illegally as minors deferred deportation and work permits. Here are some of the responses from Seattle’s officials, political candidates, and Seattle-based companies. There are an estimated 800,000 DREAMers nationwide, more than 17,000 in Washington state.
Sep 5, 2017 In The News
Donald Trump has managed to bring Washington's congressional delegation together in defense of young immigrants pursuing the American dream. Calls for legislation to protect America's "Dreamers," those brought illegally to the U.S. when they were very young, crossed party lines in Washington's congressional delegation and included President Trump's closest delegation ally.
Aug 29, 2017 In The News
Federal lawsuits in Seattle and Maryland are challenging as unconstitutional President Trump's unilateral ban on accepting transgender Americans as new recruits to the U.S. armed forces.
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 10, 2017 In The News
The 1,000 military children with autism in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community, and their families, will receive enhanced care and resources thanks to the opening of the new JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services Wednesday.
Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to expand sanctions against Russia for meddling in the 2016 election:

Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Today, House Democrats, led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, alongside Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA), Financial Services Committee Member, introduced legislation that would protect the financial wellbeing of servicemembers and their families by strengthening enforcement of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). The bill, H.R.

Jul 16, 2017 In The News
Michael Caputo, a former top adviser to Donald Trump's campaign with strong ties to Russia, firmly denied having knowledge of any alleged contacts between the campaign and Russia after testifying privately to the House intelligence committee Friday.
Jul 14, 2017 In The News
Whether in the nation’s capital or back home in the South Sound, it’s commonplace to see men and women in uniform. In Lakewood, it may be an Army soldier in camouflage and boots. In D.C., it’s a Marine guarding the barracks in a dark blue coat with brass buttons, or a Naval officer in khakis walking around the Washington Navy Yard. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I know these service members, as well as members of the intelligence community, are confronted daily with extraordinary threats from every corner of the globe.
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
The Trump-Russia investigations may be grabbing most of the headlines and sucking much of the air out of Washington these days, but Democrats continue to try and push President Trump and his administration to end the myriad conflicts of interest that are entangling the president and his family.