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Jun 4, 2013 Press Release
The Clover Park School District was awarded a $91 million grant today to improve Greenwood, Clarkmoor and Beachwood Elementary Schools on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Jun 3, 2013 Press Release
Reflecting their commitment to preserving the health and beauty of the Puget Sound, Representatives Denny Heck and Derek Kilmer have co-founded the Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus.
Apr 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck declared his support today for the ‘Make It In America’ plan, a package of bills aimed at creating good jobs by boosting high-tech American manufacturing.
Mar 25, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck is meeting with local small business owners over the next two weeks as part of his “Congress At Your Company” tour.
Mar 22, 2013 Press Release
The Federal Aviation Administration informed my office this afternoon that the control towers at Olympia Regional Airport and Tacoma Narrows Airport are set to close later this spring.
Mar 1, 2013 Press Release
Today is the day that was never supposed to happen. Congress has failed to do its job and pass a balanced, long-term approach to deficit reduction. As a result, forced cuts to federal departments and agencies will go into effect by midnight tonight. If left in place, these sudden and sharp cuts will slow private sector economic growth for the remainder of 2013 and beyond.
Feb 20, 2013 Press Release
On Thursday, February 21, Congressman Denny Heck will visit the first two stops on his Replace the Sequester Tour. The tour is aimed at highlighting the impact of the March 1st federal budget cuts on Joint Base Lewis-McChord and the South Puget Sound economy.
Feb 11, 2013 Press Release

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.

Feb 6, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck has launched his first annual Valentines for Veterans Drive.
Jan 31, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is co-sponsoring two important pieces of legislation for South Sound families: the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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Aug 17, 2016 In The News
KIRO 7 News
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Aug 15, 2016 In The News
KING 5 News
The young and homeless in Tacoma come to McCormick Park during the day. "This is a place where we go to get rest," said 23-year-old Tomica White, who has been homeless since she was 11. For White, it is not a place she can stay at night.
Aug 15, 2016 In The News
The News Tribune
Congress and local governments in Western Washington should give more money to programs that combat youth homelessness, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro said Monday. Castro was part of a panel with Democratic U.S. Rep. Denny Heck of Olympia and others in Fife discussing how best to help young people experiencing homelessness in Pierce, King and Thurston counties.
Aug 12, 2016 In The News
Capital Press
Five U.S. senators and 16 U.S. House members from the Pacific Northwest sent Secretary of State John Kerry a letter Aug. 11 urging the State Department to begin negotiations with Canada to modernize the Columbia River Treaty. The State Department has stated it intended to start negotiations this year, but despite multiple letters from Congress urging it to do so and receiving regional recommendations almost three years ago, it has not, said Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., part of the bipartisan group that signed the letter.
Aug 10, 2016 In The News
The Olympian
As John Murphy worked to set up his marijuana producing and processing business, he ran into one major problem: banking. One bank’s employees wouldn’t talk to him about marijuana inside the building — only in the parking lot. One offered him a checking account, but only if he was willing to pay $600 a month.
Aug 9, 2016 In The News
KING 5
On a good day, Tacoma's Clear Choice Cannabis in Tacoma will sell marijuana to 2,000 customers. While Chief Operating Officer Kristina Green said that’s great for business, the fact customers can only pay in cash is concerning. “It’s scary,” said Green.
Aug 3, 2016 In The News
The Olympian

Last Saturday, thousands of people gathered on the Port of Olympia peninsula to witness the arrival of this year’s tribal canoe journey. About 100 canoes full of people who paddled from Alaska, British Columbia, the Washington coast and Puget Sound tribes were welcomed this year by the Nisqually Tribe.

Jul 19, 2016 In The News
King 5 News at 6:30

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Jul 19, 2016 In The News
KOMO News
A national wildlife refuge near Olympia has been renamed in honor of Native American civil rights leader Billy Frank Jr. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewel, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, U.S. Rep. Denny Heck and Nisqually Tribal Council chairman Farron McCloud are among those attending Tuesday's celebration at the renamed Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.
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Jul 19, 2016 In The News
Seattle PI
At any gathering where Billy Frank Jr. was present, you'd see a circle of attendees leaning in to better hear words from a native civil rights leader once arrested 59 times for "illegal" fishing near his home on the Nisqually River. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell was at a 2014 symposium in Suquamish two weeks before Frank "moved on." She remembered Tuesday the "warmth, enthusiasm and four-letter words" as well as "that Billy bear hug."
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