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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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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.).

Aug 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Remove the Stain Act (H.R. 3467) is gaining momentum, as candidates for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination have begun to rally behind the landmark legislation.

Aug 1, 2019 Press Release

EL PASO, TX – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) joined a congressional delegation to tour facilities on both sides of the southern U.S. border.

Jul 28, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement, announcing his support for a formal impeachment inquiry:

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday climate security legislation introduced by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) passed the U.S. House after its inclusion in the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 (IAA) as Section 401 of the Act.

Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) has introduced H.R. 3664, the Aiding Development of Vital Assets in Native Communities and Environments (ADVANCE) Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10), Paul Cook (CA-08), and Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced H.R. 3467, the Remove The Stain Act, on Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
The bill establishes within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence the Climate Security Intelligence Center, which would become the primary organization within the intelligence community for analyzing climate-based security threats to the United States.
Jun 4, 2019 Press Release
“There is a glimmer of hope,” says Heck. “But protecting the orca populations in our waters will require more than just hope.”
May 22, 2019 Press Release
Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) have introduced the Promoting United Government Efforts To Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act of 2019.

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Jun 20, 2018 In The News
Let Marijuana Businesses go to the Bank - State Treasurer
Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson is a pillar of the Benton County Republican Party, one of Washington's two statewide elected Republican officeholders, and cast his vote against legalizing marijuana in 2012.
Jun 19, 2018 In The News
King 5
As hundreds of children sit in detention centers separated from their parents, Washington lawmakers sounded off Tuesday about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.
Jun 19, 2018 In The News
The Columbian
According to the basics of supply and demand, it is clear that Clark County is suffering from a housing shortage. Home prices have surged, vacant apartments are almost non-existent, and local builders say there is not enough available land for housing construction.
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Jun 18, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Congress should keep trying to improve, not sabotage, Obamacare, which made health care available and somewhat affordable for millions.
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Jun 16, 2018 In The News
Politico
The nation's banks are taking on Attorney General Jeff Sessions over pot with a big lobbying push to loosen federal restrictions on the surging legalized marijuana industry.
Jun 15, 2018 In The News
Raw Story
On Friday, former Trump campaign adviser Paul Manafort headed to jail, perhaps for a very long time. Manafort had his $10 million bail revoked after special counsel Robert Mueller charged him with witness tampering and now he faces up to 20 years in prison.
Jun 14, 2018 In The News
Weed News
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 9, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Washington state officials Saturday continued their condemnation of the Trump administration policy of separating children from their parents at the southwest border. Attorney General Bob Ferguson left open the possibility of suing the government.
Jun 8, 2018 In The News
Weed News
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) have expressed support for bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Denny Heck (WA-10) to allow cannabis-related businesses in states with existing regulatory structures to access the banking system. H.R. 2215, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), ensures financial institutions can service cannabis-related businesses without the fear of reprisal from the federal government.
Jun 7, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post Intelligencer
All eight Democrats in Washington's congressional delegation have joined letters calling on the Trump administration to immediately cease forcibly taking children from their parents at America's southern border.