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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Aug 30, 2018 Press Release
Today the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and Congressman Denny Heck (D-Wash.) celebrated the delivery of 22 competitive grant awards totaling $12,472,000 for the Affordable Housing Program in Washington state, the most ever awarded in a single year. The awards to 18 different housing partners range from $70,000 to $750,000 and will go towards providing housing for low-income families, seniors, persons with disabilities, homeless and at-risk youth in Washington.
Aug 13, 2018 Press Release

LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Today the Department of the Army announced the loss of Staff Sergeant Reymund R. Transfiguracion, a soldier supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) expressed his condolences and gratitude for Sergeant Transfiguracion’s service following the announcement:

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), a former Chair of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and U.S. Representative Denny Heck (D-WA) introduced a resolution to recognize the 29th anniversary of the Tribal Canoe Journey of the Tribal Nations of the Pacific Northwest and to congratulate the Puyallup Tribe for hosting the 2018 Power Paddle to the Puyallup.
Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3906, the Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act, to establish a stormwater infrastructure funding task force to study and provide recommendations on how to better address the impact of stormwater on waterways and communities throughout the country including Puget Sound, the nation’s largest estuary.
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, a bipartisan, bicameral group of Washington state lawmakers sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, urging the Energy Department to maintain the place of the Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs), including the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), within the department’s reporting structure.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME:

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – While world leaders and CEOs of global companies are in town for the 2018 World Gas Conference, U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ted Poe (TX-02) introduced the Protect European Energy Security Act. The bill requires the executive branch to explain the implications of the Russian Gazprom Nord Stream 2 project to the American people, and how the U.S.

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, led by U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) will introduce a resolution before the United States Congress declaring June 2018 “National Orca Protection Month,” to honor the iconic endangered whales.

Jun 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Less than a week after the Independent Community Bankers of America expressed their support for the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, the Credit Union National Association has now joined the chorus for the path forward for financial institutions to provide banking services to marijuana-related businesses and customers. 

Jun 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

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Aug 23, 2018 In The News
Roll Call
The two U.S. political parties and Trump rarely find themselves in near-unanimous agreement. But when it comes to what they all see as China’s habit of stealing American technology and intellectual properties, playing games with its market and currency, and otherwise tipping the global trade scene to benefit its companies and economy, Washington is mostly unified.
Aug 14, 2018 In The News
POLITICO Morning Cybersecurity
“I was originally motivated [to serve] in large part because it was this enclave of bipartisanship,” Congressman Heck told POLITICO during a recent interview in his Capitol Hill office. “Then, pretty much the first week I got there, the Russia investigation hit.”
Jul 16, 2018 In The News
MichiganLive
The Friday, July 20, visit is scheduled to include hearing from Flint residents, observing pipe replacement with Mayor Karen Weaver, and meeting with local business leaders, nonprofit organizations, and members of the philanthropic community.
Jul 16, 2018 In The News
Marijuana Moment
“Our federal laws are outdated. The people in this country want the law to treat marijuana as we do alcohol,” Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA), said in testimony about his marijuana banking amendment. “These large sums of cash make dispensaries an obvious target for robberies.”
Jul 16, 2018 In The News
Bloomberg Government

The federal government may soon look at how it helps cities and towns dealing with stormwater pollution after the House passed a bill that would launch a task force at the EPA.

Jul 10, 2018 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
To the people who knew him, Bryan Black lived his life the same way he played chess. He was brave. He was clever. He was driven.
Jul 5, 2018 In The News
King5 News
The Puyallup community came out Thursday to play chess on new tables honoring fallen Staff Sgt. Bryan Black.
Jun 30, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
They expected around 1,000. Around 10,000 showed up. Organizers and the King County Sheriff's Office were surprised at the size of crowd at the SeaTac Federal Detention Center.
Jun 30, 2018 In The News
The Olympian
Thousands rallied at the Capitol on Saturday to protest the federal policy of separating migrant children and parents, with chants of “Keep the families together” and “Vote.”
Jun 28, 2018 In The News
The News Tribune
As the holiday approaches, Fourth of July revelers are gearing up for a day of fireworks. Be warned: Discharging fireworks into the wee hours of the morning is against the law in many local cities and unincorporated Pierce County.
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