Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) joined a bipartisan discharge petition to allow a vote on H.R. 356, the Protecting Our Democracy Act.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the news that President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

May 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the passage of the American Health Care Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement on the fiscal year 2017 omnibus spending package:

“It is a great sign that Democrats and Republicans were able to come to the table and negotiate a bipartisan compromise to properly fund the federal government and avoid an irresponsible government shutdown.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Coinciding with more than 60 local leaders traveling to Washington D.C. from the Pacific Northwest to advocate for Puget Sound recovery, U.S.

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With eight states and Washington, D.C. now allowing for adult-use recreational marijuana and 29 states legalizing medical marijuana, it is time to align federal and state laws - specifically as it relates to the banking crisis confronting marijuana-related businesses. That is the message from U.S. Reps.

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement that Chairman Nunes will step aside from leading the Russian active measures investigation underway in the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Committee Member Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Denny Heck (WA-10), and Dave Reichert (WA-08), members of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, called on President Trump to not eliminate investments in iconic bodies of water.

Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the actions of Chairman Nunes that undermined the ongoing Russian active measures investigation underway in the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Committee Member Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

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May 10, 2017 In The News
MyNorthwest
“There’s a pattern here,” Congressman Denny Heck told KIRO Radio’s Jason and Burns Show. And that pattern is stemming from President Donald Trump. Heck sees the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey as a troubling extension of this pattern.
May 2, 2017 In The News
Financial Regulation 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. The Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), formerly known as the Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act, ensures financial institutions can service marijuana-related businesses without the fear of reprisal from the federal government.
May 2, 2017 In The News
Seattle PI
President Trump, in an angry tweeting mood, said Tuesday that the United States needs "a good shutdown" of the federal government this fall to force a partisan battle to get his way over proposed spending levels. The President tweeted as Congress worked to clear a spending package for the remainder of this fiscal year, which doesn't include money for his U.S.-Mexico border wall, and does continue programs marked for extinction, such as our Puget Sound cleanup. Washington lawmakers were aghast that Trump would welcome another partial shutdown of the federal government.
Apr 27, 2017 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
Hundreds of students, parents, school staff and local dignitaries crowded into the auditorium at Evergreen Elementary School April 20 for the official grand opening ceremony for Clover Park School District’s newest and final of six completed elementary school construction projects at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Apr 26, 2017 In The News
CNN
The House Russia investigation is not just back on track, it's chugging on -- with an agreed-upon plan to call high-profile witnesses from the campaign of President Donald Trump, new access to intelligence documents and plans to work longer hours in Washington.
Apr 17, 2017 In The News
Thurston Talk
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 12, 2017 In The News
The Olympian
U.S. Rep. Denny Heck held his first town hall of the year Tuesday to field questions from constituents about President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, the conflict in Syria, the domestic health care crisis and more.
Apr 8, 2017 In The News
The Olympian
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.
Apr 7, 2017 In The News
The Huffington Post
Five hours and 16 minutes into last month’s 5-hour, 35-minute hearing of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Denny Heck, a Democrat in his third term representing the people of the 10th congressional district in Washington state, finally cut through the clutter, the distractions and the fake controversies and got to the core of the matter:
Apr 6, 2017 In The News
KUOW
Three dozen members of Congress are calling on Donald Trump not to eliminate money for Puget Sound. Trumps budget blueprint released last month eliminates the Environmental Protection Agency’s geographic programs to clean up Puget Sound, the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay, and other water bodies.