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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1699, the Preserving Access to Manufactured Homes Act of 2017, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:

Nov 21, 2017 Press Release

LACEY, WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) announced that his constituents received $1,161,198 in money saved or reimbursed by the federal government in 2017.

With the help of Rep. Heck’s office, federal agencies have returned $2,970,640 owed to constituents since January 2013. Individual amounts recovered for constituents range from $10 to $130,463.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Before the U.S. House of Representatives vote on the bill radically changing the U.S. tax code, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:

Oct 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. Army announced the death of Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims, a Blackhawk helicopter pilot supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Logar Province of Afghanistan.

U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) expressed his condolences and gratitude for Sims’ service following the announcement:

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the administration announced that President Trump would stop cost-sharing reductions that help seven million Americans afford health care coverage, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:

Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

OLYMPIA, WASH. – After receiving news of the death of Puyallup native Staff Sergeant Bryan C. Black from the Department of Defense, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Oct 3, 2017 Press Release

"Our hearts are with the Las Vegas community impacted by the violence at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival. We grieve with the families and friends of the victims, and we grieve with the survivors of this horrifying attack. All of their lives are forever changed, and they will need our continued support and efforts to stop this from ever happening again.

Sep 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After evaluating the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Republican legislation currently before the Senate, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) gave the following statement:

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Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the Trump Administration decided to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday during debate to determine federal funding for energy and water programs, the U.S.

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Dec 6, 2017 In The News
Mass Transit
The Washington State Transit Association has announced the formation of the Bipartisan Congressional Bus Caucus to be Co-Chaired by Congressmen Rick Larsen from Washington’s 2nd Congressional District in Northwest Washington and Congressman David Young, (R-IA).
Dec 5, 2017 In The News
The Washington Post
When I used to visit troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, I liked to ask an unexpected question: “What are you reading?” The responses weren’t much different on the battlefield than at my local shopping mall. Lots of thrillers (Patterson, DeMille, Clancy), hobby magazines, continuing education texts and “nothing really, sir” — except nobody called me “sir” at the mall.
Dec 1, 2017 In The News
Electronic Frontier Foundation
A bill to extend one of the NSA’s most powerful surveillance tools, and further peel back American civil liberties, was approved today by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in a strict party line vote (12-8), with Republican members voting in the majority.
Nov 30, 2017 In The News
Housing Wire
The Democratic Party continues to push back against President Donald Trump’s pick for acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, saying the fight isn’t over yet.
Nov 30, 2017 In The News
Crosscut
Years ago, Shawna Meechan was working in her first job after college, as a policy aide to Washington state Congressman Adam Smith in Washington, D.C.
Nov 27, 2017 In The News
Newsweek
A lawyer for former national security adviser Michael Flynn reportedly met with special counsel Robert Mueller's team on Monday, days after a report that Flynn’s lawyers were no longer sharing information with lawyers for President Donald Trump.
Nov 21, 2017 In The News
KGW
Net neutrality is a tricky topic uniting tech voices large and small, from online giant Amazon to hundreds of startups nationwide. The regulations created in 2015, under President Obama’s FCC, seek to preserve free and open access to the internet and prohibit big internet service providers from providing faster service for some sites or users over others.
Nov 21, 2017 In The News
The Daily
Tax cuts were the topic of discussion when UW President Ana Mari Cauce met with Washington representatives Denny Heck (D-10th) and Dave Reichert (R-8th) on Nov. 14. The same day, Cauce posted a breakdown of the potential ramifications for the UW and other schools, starting with the bill that would pass the House two days later.
Nov 19, 2017 In The News
The Olympian
The defense spending levels the U.S. House approved last week for 2018 include $31 million to start construction of a new Washington Army National Guard readiness center in Tumwater.
Nov 18, 2017 In The News
Raw Story
Appearing on MSNBC with Alex Witt, a lawmaker who has been deeply involved in the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian influence with White House officials bluntly “went on the record” and declared, “People are going to jail.”