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Jan 30, 2020 Press Release

OLYMPIA, WA – Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement about the U.S. House of Representatives vote to repeal to 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF):

“Authorizing military force is the most sobering responsibility Congress has.

Jan 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the sponsors of H.R. 1595, the SAFE Banking Act -- U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Denny Heck (D-WA), and Warren Davidson (R-OH) -- sent a letter to Senate Banking Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) thanking him for his attention to the issue and outlining shared goals and next steps as the Senate moves forward on this important issue.

Jan 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced H.R. 5599, the Fulfilling the Promise of the Housing Trust Fund Act, in the U.S. House. Reps. Wm. Lacy Clay (MO-01), chair of the Housing, Community Development and Insurance Subcommittee; Earl Blumenauer (OR-03); and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) joined as original cosponsors of the bill.

Jan 3, 2020 Press Release

OLYMPIA, WA – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement about the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by a U.S. airstrike in Iraq:

Dec 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) voted in support of H.R. 5430, legislation to implement the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new agreement includes significant improvements on labor, the environment, access to prescription drugs, and enforcement. The bill passed by a vote of 385 to 41.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on the second anniversary of the Amtrak Cascades 501 derailment in DuPont, Washington, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) sent a letter to Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson opposing changes that would prevent future accident victims from suing Amtrak in court. Rep. Heck is joined on the letter by Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA-08) and Rep. Danny Davis (IL-07).

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Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement on his decision to support both articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congress took the final steps to create the Defense Community Infrastructure Program (DCIP), an effort begun by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) in 2014. The program will provide grants to state and local governments to improve and expand infrastructure in communities to accommodate growing defense installations.

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Jun 5, 2018 In The News
The Olympian
No wonder we see higher home prices, extremely low apartment-rental vacancy rates, and higher rent in Thurston County as buyers and renters look south for deals.
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Jun 4, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Eleven health insurers, in 74 health plans proposed for Washington's 2019 health insurance market, would increase rates by an average of 19.08 percent.
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Jun 4, 2018 In The News
Tacoma Weekly News
The proposed increases in individual market premium rates for 2019 prompted Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) to released the following statement:
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May 28, 2018 In The News
BNA
Broadcom Ltd. CEO Hock Tan posed for a photo with President Donald Trump in November at the White House after he triumphantly announced he would relocate the headquarters of his Singapore-based company to the U.S.
May 25, 2018 In The News
This week, both the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee held markups of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA). This legislation reforms the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an interagency committee tasked with reviewing inbound foreign investment resulting from mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions in order to protect national security. The House and Senate committees added several amendments to each version of FIRRMA during their markups, and these changes are outlined below.
May 24, 2018 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
A project that will capture Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s value to neighboring communities and Washington state was unveiled May 17 during a South Sound Military and Communities Partnership breakfast meeting at the Eagles Pride Golf Course and Conference Center.
May 24, 2018 In The News
Military Officers Association of America
From credit for retirement pay for Reserve troops' maternity leave to tracking burn-pit exposure, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act could bring comprehensive changes to the military
May 24, 2018 In The News
The News Tribune
Imagine having the technology to prevent decades of airline or automobile catastrophes but not implementing it. It’s unthinkable, and yet, since 1969, the National Transportation Safety Board has investigated 148 railway accidents and determined that Positive Train Control, a system that slows or stops a train using automated brakes, could have prevented all of them.
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May 24, 2018 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
Puyallup’s annual Memorial Day program will feature guest speakers, U.S. Rep. Denny Heck and Sen. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup.
May 23, 2018 In The News
Insurance Journal
The financial services regulatory reform measure passed by Congress yesterday, which contains parts of more than 25 different bills, includes a provision on international insurance regulation that is being met with cheers by the insurance industry.