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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 18, 2018 – Following the House passage of a continuing resolution to fund the federal government for less than a month, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Washington Representatives Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck and Washington’s Senators, Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, led the Democratic members of Washington’s Congressional Delegation in asking the Acting Administrator of Federal Railroad Administration, Heath Hall, for a comprehensive update on the current status of Positive Train Control’s implementation.

Jan 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2018 – Following the January 4 announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice to withdraw the Cole guidance, today Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) sent a letter to U.S.

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to December’s tragic and deadly train derailment in Washington State, Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Denny Heck (WA-10) led the Washington state delegation in demanding answers from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao regarding the Department’s adherence to train safety legislation passed in 2015.

Jan 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will withdraw Cole Memorandum guidance regarding enforcement of federal law regarding marijuana use and distribution, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Dec 18, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Maria Cantwell (D-WA), top Democrat on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Denny Heck (D-WA) announced new federal investments totaling $25.2 million to support the continued cleanup and restoration of the Puget Sound. Originally appropriated by Congress in last year’s budget, the grants were awarded through the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program and will fund state, local and tribal Puget Sound recovery and conservation efforts.
Dec 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the news of the derailment of the Amtrak Cascades 501 train traveling from Seattle to Portland, Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:

 

Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1699, the Preserving Access to Manufactured Homes Act of 2017, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:

Nov 21, 2017 Press Release

LACEY, WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) announced that his constituents received $1,161,198 in money saved or reimbursed by the federal government in 2017.

With the help of Rep. Heck’s office, federal agencies have returned $2,970,640 owed to constituents since January 2013. Individual amounts recovered for constituents range from $10 to $130,463.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Before the U.S. House of Representatives vote on the bill radically changing the U.S. tax code, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:

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Mar 16, 2018 In The News
The National Law Review

We are writing to report on the latest Congressional hearings related to reform of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) and potential efforts to enhance and reform the U.S. export control regime.  

Mar 15, 2018 In The News
Nisqually Valley News
Last Friday members of the Washington state Congressional delegation passed a resolution designating March 9, the day of Billy Frank Jr.’s birth, as an official national day of remembrance of his life, legacy and accomplishments.
Mar 13, 2018 In The News
CBS News
House Democrats are expressing outrage over the decision by their House Republican counterparts to end the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and collusion, arguing that they haven't uncovered the truth.
Mar 13, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Not once in 15 months as president, nor campaigning in 2016, has Donald Trump taken Russia's President Vladimir Putin to task for any act of aggression, corruption or assassination, Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday.
Mar 13, 2018 In The News
The Olympian
Temple Beth Hatfiloh’s 30th annual Blintzapalooza fundraiser celebrates community, connection and a much-loved Jewish culinary creation whose name begins with “B.” Bagels.
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Mar 13, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Investigations into Russia’s attack on our democracy by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the Senate are more important than ever, now that the House Intelligence Committee has abdicated its responsibility.
Mar 9, 2018 In The News
The Suburban Times
Friday, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) and U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) introduced a resolution to honor Billy Frank Jr. and designate March 9, 2018, his birthday, as an official national day of remembrance of his life, legacy, and accomplishments.
Feb 27, 2018 In The News
Business Insider
President Donald Trump's longtime aide Hope Hicks was meeting with the House intelligence committee Tuesday for a closed-door interview as part of the panel's Russia investigation.
Feb 27, 2018 In The News
Politico
When asked about the growing national debt, Jerome Powell repeated an increasingly common refrain from Fed officials: 'We're not on a sustainable fiscal path.'
Feb 22, 2018 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
Senator Patty Murray got a look at a few new educational facilities on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Feb. 16 as she toured Evergreen Elementary School and the JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services.