WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today House Democrats unveiled the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, a stimulus package to protect Americans from the economic impacts of the global coronavirus crisis.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced H.R. 6314, the Emergency Rental Assistance Act of 2020, in the U.S. House. This legislation would increase short-term rental assistance for most Americans by significantly expanding the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representatives Conor Lamb (D-PA) and Denny Heck (D-WA) introduced legislation to restore legal rights and protections to Amtrak riders who are currently prevented from seeking justice in the courts and joining together to seek accountability for their claims.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the bipartisan Passenger Train Safety Act, H.R. 6066, was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Rick Larsen, (WA-02), and Mark Amodei (NV-02).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the bipartisan Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, passed the House without opposition by voice vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the bipartisan Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, passed the House Financial Services Committee by voice vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman – who testified in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump – was dismissed from his position with the National Security Council:
OLYMPIA, WA – Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement about the U.S. House of Representatives vote to repeal to 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF):
“Authorizing military force is the most sobering responsibility Congress has.
The bill, the Remove the Stain Act, was introduced in the House in June by Democratic Reps. Denny Heck (Wash.), Paul Cook (Calif.) and Deb Haaland (N.M.), one of two Native American women in Congress.
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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