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Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

OLYMPIA – Tonight, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after learning of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Sep 2, 2020 Press Release
The Trump Administration’s announcement of a temporary eviction moratorium is a band-aid, not a solution. At best, it buys time to keep families in their homes until Congress passes a comprehensive package that includes emergency rental assistance. Americans must be able to stay in their homes both during and after this pandemic.
Aug 27, 2020 Press Release
"We can’t afford another “jobless recovery” where workers’ wages fall further and further behind productivity. Working Americans deserve to keep more of what they produce, and with this policy reversal, I am confident they will."
Aug 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) applauded the bipartisan passage of the Delivering For America Act, H.R. 8015, from the House of Representatives. The bill would reverse Postmaster General DeJoy’s recent service changes to the United States Postal Service and provide urgently needed funds, and passed 257 to 150 with Rep. Heck’s support.

Aug 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10), Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01), and Congressman Charlie Crist (FL-13) led a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) urging them to reconsider a recent fee increase on homeowners.

Aug 20, 2020 Press Release

OLYMPIA – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement in response to the news that 1.1 million new unemployment claims were filed last week.

“This week’s dire unemployment numbers simply reinforce what my colleagues and I have been stressing for months: millions across our country need help—and they need it now.

Aug 19, 2020 Press Release

OLYMPIA – Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after learning about the death of former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton:

Aug 17, 2020 Press Release

OLYMPIA – Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement in response to today’s announcement that the Trump administration approved an oil leasing plan for the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR):

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) supported the passage of the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2021 from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and applauded the Committee’s renewed commitment to preparing for the national security threats posed by climate change.

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced the Restrictions on Intelligence Assets in Protests Act, a bill to limit federal intelligence and law enforcement surveillance on lawful protesters.

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Aug 22, 2019 In The News
Huffington Post

The bill, the Remove the Stain Act, was introduced in the House in June by Democratic Reps. Denny Heck (Wash.), Paul Cook (Calif.) and Deb Haaland (N.M.), one of two Native American women in Congress.

Jul 11, 2019 In The News
The New York Times

Sometimes, ideas can bounce around the intellectual fringes for years before eventually being embraced by the powerful. On Wednesday you could watch it happen in real time, on cable television.

Jun 26, 2019 In The News
Seattle PI

Legislation to rescind 20 Congressional Medals of Honor awarded after the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee in South Dakota was unveiled Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., and two House colleagues.

"We're 129 years late, but we still can act," said Heck, in Washington, D.C., introducing the Remove the Stain Act.

Jun 25, 2019 In The News
Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON — A bill introduced Tuesday would rescind 20 Medals of Honor awarded to soldiers who received them for actions during the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890, when hundreds of Native Americans were killed by U.S. cavalry soldiers.

Jun 11, 2019 In The News
The Seattle Times
The president may not think much of climate change, but his intelligence agencies sure do.
Dec 27, 2018 In The News
Northwest Asian Weekly
With the Chinese American WWII Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act now being signed into law, let freedom ring for all. This is a wonderful holiday gift to the Chinese American community. The president’s signature on this bill on Dec. 20 reaffirms this administration’s recognition of the contributions that people of color make in protecting our nation.
Dec 19, 2018 In The News
FEDweek
The measure, which would apply retroactively to the beginning of this year, would make civilian federal employees returning from overseas eligible for a tax exclusion like that applying to military personnel. It also would make newly hired and retiring employees eligible for the reimbursement.
Dec 2, 2018 In The News
American Banker
Legislation by Reps. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., and Denny Heck, D-Wash., would block federal regulators from issuing enforcement actions against financial institutions banking marijuana businesses in states where it is legal. Companion legislation has also been introduced in the Senate. That plan has also been backed by the Independent Community Bankers of America. There’s “a real opportunity” next term to move legislation offering a pot safe harbor for banks, Perlmutter recently told Politico.
Nov 28, 2018 In The News
The Wall Street Journal
Congress has often failed to guard its constitutional authority over foreign trade, and Duffy-Heck is a modest re-assertion. President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin haven’t objected to Duffy-Heck, and Senate Republicans shouldn’t scuttle what could be one of this Congress’s better achievements.
Nov 27, 2018 In The News
POLITICO
"We now have, I think, close to a majority of the nation's population that lives in states where some form of access to marijuana is legal," Heck said. "The businesses that either grow it or process it or retail it are operating under this terrible cloud because banks and credit unions aren't quite sure what the federal regulators will do to them if they provide those services."