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May 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced the Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act of 2020 in the U.S. House. This legislation would allow Americans to access short-term rental assistance to withstand the COVID-19 crisis.

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Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) sent a letter to the federal financial housing agencies asking them to take steps to stabilize and simplify the mortgage market during the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

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. 

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Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

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.

Mar 5, 2020 Press Release

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.

Mar 3, 2020 Press Release

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).

Mar 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the bipartisan Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, passed the House without opposition by voice vote. 

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Feb 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, the bipartisan Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, passed the House Financial Services Committee by voice vote.

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Feb 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today six members of Congress, led by Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Jim Himes (CT-04), sent a letter to World Bank Group President David Malpass. The letter requested information about current or proposed World Bank projects in Ukraine and sought clarification about Malpass’ August meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv.
 
Feb 7, 2020 Press Release

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:

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