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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jun 15, 2018 In The News
On Friday, former Trump campaign adviser Paul Manafort headed to jail, perhaps for a very long time. Manafort had his $10 million bail revoked after special counsel Robert Mueller charged him with witness tampering and now he faces up to 20 years in prison.
May 28, 2018 In The News
Broadcom Ltd. CEO Hock Tan posed for a photo with President Donald Trump in November at the White House after he triumphantly announced he would relocate the headquarters of his Singapore-based company to the U.S.
May 27, 2018 Press Release

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.

May 25, 2018 In The News
This week, both the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee held markups of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA). This legislation reforms the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an interagency committee tasked with reviewing inbound foreign investment resulting from mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions in order to protect national security. The House and Senate committees added several amendments to each version of FIRRMA during their markups, and these changes are outlined below.
May 24, 2018 In The News
From credit for retirement pay for Reserve troops' maternity leave to tracking burn-pit exposure, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act could bring comprehensive changes to the military
May 24, 2018 In The News
A project that will capture Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s value to neighboring communities and Washington state was unveiled May 17 during a South Sound Military and Communities Partnership breakfast meeting at the Eagles Pride Golf Course and Conference Center.
May 21, 2018 In The News
You might expect Leo Chan to be pessimistic about the future of Ohio, a state in the American Midwest that has seen its former manufacturing might gutted by automation, foreign competition and the financial crisis. But Mr Chan, who moved to the state in 2000, says recently he's seen reason for optimism: a wave of investments by Chinese firms, which have purchased companies and opened factories and restaurants, helping to stem the region's employment and population declines.
May 17, 2018 In The News
House Democrats are urging President Trump to reconsider his decision to scrap a top cyber policy adviser role following the administration's decision to eliminate the position aimed at coordinating the government's approach to cybersecurity policy across federal agencies.
May 13, 2018 In The News
Over the past several years, cybsersecurity has become a growing concern for both the federal government and private corporations. Thus far, it has been largely a game of catch up, as security firms scramble to try to patch the holes discovered by hackers probing weaknesses in the system. As more and more of American life begins to move onto cloud servers and to store data on external databases, the need for data security has become more and more pronounced. In a paper last week, Paul Rosenzweig, a senior fellow at the R Street Institute, proposed a new model of cybersecurity oversight based on the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).