Washington, D.C.—Today, in honor of Women’s History Month, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) re-introduced a bill to designate the Tumwater Post Office to honor Eva G. Hewitt, who was Tumwater’s first female postmaster from 1915 until her retirement in 1942.
Washington, D.C.—On February 14 Speaker Nancy Pelosi appointed Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) to the Joint Economic Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, the Senate voted 92-8 in favor of S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, a sweeping public lands package that included a bill led by Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Denny Heck (D-WA) to establish a National Maritime Heritage Area in Washington state.
Washington, D.C. – Today the House Financial Services’ Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held the first-ever congressional hearing on the issue of cannabis banking. Today, 47 states plus the District of Columbia permit adult recreational, medical or limited-medical use of marijuana.
Sometimes, ideas can bounce around the intellectual fringes for years before eventually being embraced by the powerful. On Wednesday you could watch it happen in real time, on cable television.
Legislation to rescind 20 Congressional Medals of Honor awarded after the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee in South Dakota was unveiled Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., and two House colleagues.
"We're 129 years late, but we still can act," said Heck, in Washington, D.C., introducing the Remove the Stain Act.
WASHINGTON — A bill introduced Tuesday would rescind 20 Medals of Honor awarded to soldiers who received them for actions during the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890, when hundreds of Native Americans were killed by U.S. cavalry soldiers.
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