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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

Press Releases

Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
The bill establishes within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence the Climate Security Intelligence Center, which would become the primary organization within the intelligence community for analyzing climate-based security threats to the United States.
Jun 4, 2019 Press Release
“There is a glimmer of hope,” says Heck. “But protecting the orca populations in our waters will require more than just hope.”
May 22, 2019 Press Release
Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) have introduced the Promoting United Government Efforts To Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act of 2019.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
Barr’s conduct is “wholly unacceptable,” says Heck.
“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
Pentagon Report Shows Military Construction Programs in Washington State Are Being Targeted, Harming Readiness
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
Committee with members from the Senate and the House review economic conditions and recommend improvements in economic policy

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
Maritime Heritage Act intends to preserve Washington state’s maritime history

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
Despite 47 states plus DC permitting some form of marijuana, legal and legitimate businesses forced to operate in cash

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:

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