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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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May 1, 2019 Press Release
“I am deeply troubled that Attorney General Barr knowingly mischaracterized the Special Counsel’s report,” said Heck. “The Attorney General continued the mischaracterizations, even after Robert Mueller asked him to correct course by releasing more complete summaries of the investigation’s results."
Mar 18, 2019 Press Release
Today the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed that four military projects in Washington state will potentially be cut so that their funding may be used to fund a border wall.
Mar 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, in honor of Women’s History Month, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) re-introduced a bill to designate the Tumwater Post Office to honor Eva G. Hewitt, who was Tumwater’s first female postmaster from 1915 until her retirement in 1942.

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—On February 14 Speaker Nancy Pelosi appointed Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) to the Joint Economic Committee.

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, the Senate voted 92-8 in favor of S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, a sweeping public lands package that included a bill led by Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Denny Heck (D-WA) to establish a National Maritime Heritage Area in Washington state.

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Financial Services’ Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held the first-ever congressional hearing on the issue of cannabis banking. Today, 47 states plus the District of Columbia permit adult recreational, medical or limited-medical use of marijuana.

Feb 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C., February 11, 2019 – Following insensitive and anti-Semitic comments made by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Twitter, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Feb 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Due to predictions of heavy snow, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is extending the deadline to participate in his seventh annual Valentines for Veterans and First Responders Drive.

Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C., February 5, 2019 – On the day President Trump is expected to address Members of Congress in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Feb 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—After the recent release of the 2019 Report Card for Washington’s Infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA), co-chairs of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, released the following statement:

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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.