Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10), who has been a leading voice in Congress on banking access for legitimate marijuana businesses, released the following statement in response to today's DOJ/Treasury announcement:
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced the Servicemembers Opportunity Act today. The legislation ensures all servicemembers can utilize the financial protections they’ve earned under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act of 2003.
Congressmen Denny Heck and Derek Kilmer, co-chairs of the Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, have released the following statement on Puget Sound recovery funding in the omnibus federal appropriations bill:
Rep. Denny Heck has released the following statement on banking access in Washington’s regulated marijuana market:
Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA) has released the following statement on House passage of the Murray-Ryan budget deal:
Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) has signed on to a bill that would index the federal minimum wage to the Consumer Price Index, just like Washington state’s minimum wage law. The bill, H.R. 1010, would also initially increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 over two years before indexed increases begin.
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is encouraging South Sound residents to participate in the “Holiday Mail for Heroes” program sponsored by the American Red Cross. The program, which began in 2006, provides Americans with the opportunity to send holiday cards to service members, veterans, and their families across the United States and around the world.
Washington – Six partisan bills designed to undermine the work of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) were reported favorably out of the House Financial Services Committee this morning.
Added Oct 2, 2013: I am making an immediate contribution from my salary to support a local organization which is assisting the families of furloughed employees negatively affected by the government shutdown. I am working tirelessly to end the shut down as soon as possible so these deserving men and women can go back to work.