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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Nov 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Tribal Access to Homeless Assistance Act, a bill to allow tribes and tribally designated housing entities to access funding to combat homelessness on tribal lands. The bill, H.R. 4029, advanced out of the House on November 18 unanimously.

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Nov 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House passed H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019, a bill to reauthorize and expand the Export-Import Bank of the United States for ten years. The bill passed by a vote of 235-184.

Oct 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House Financial Services Committee passed legislation to reauthorize and expand the Export-Import Bank for ten years.

Oct 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over a dozen organizations have thrown their support behind the Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, which was introduced in September by Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09).

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Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ted Budd (NC-13) introduced the bipartisan International Insurance Standards Act in the House. The bill preserves and protects America’s unique but highly successful system of state-based regulation of insurance.

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S House of Representatives passed landmark legislation to reform federal cannabis laws and reduce the public safety risk in communities across the country. H.R. 1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Act of 2019 (SAFE Banking Act) passed by a vote of 321 to 103.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Promoting United Government Efforts to Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act, H.R. 2247, passed through the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee by voice vote.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) introduced the bipartisan Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, in the House. The bill encourages communities to prioritize measures that will increase housing supply and affordability.

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Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) joined Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) in sponsoring the bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act, a bill that reforms transit-oriented development projects to better support housing development.
 
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Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Denny Heck announced today that he will once again be hosting a Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in middle and high school in Washington’s 10th Congressional District.

The CAC accepts computer programs (or apps) written in any programming language, for any platform (desktop/PC, web, mobile, raspberry Pi, etc.).

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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 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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Jun 27, 2018 In The News
CNN
Congressional Democrats responded to three major 5-4 Supreme Court decisions this week that went against them with vehement criticism, including one lawmaker who deemed the court "an arm of the Republican Party."
Jun 26, 2018 In The News
Bloomberg Law

Legislation to beef up national security reviews of foreign investments — with new provisions designed to safeguard U.S. critical infrastructure like the power grid — is poised for a House vote as early as June 26.

Jun 22, 2018 In The News
Puyallup Patch
Last fall, the Puyallup community gathered to remember United States Army Staff Sergeant Bryan Black who was killed in Niger along with three other members of his Special Forces team. On July 5th, the community will once again come together to honor Black's memory with the installation of two permanent chess tables in Pioneer Park.
Jun 21, 2018 In The News
Thurston Talk
Tomorrow, June 22, 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.