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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

Press Releases

Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
Legislation would make tribes and tribally designated housing entities eligible to access Homeless Assistance Grants.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Tribal Access to Homeless Assistance Act, a bill to allow tribes and tribally designated housing entities to access funding to combat homelessness on tribal lands. The bill, H.R. 4029, advanced out of the House on November 18 unanimously.

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Nov 15, 2019 Press Release
“I want us to be a nation that builds things,” says Heck.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House passed H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019, a bill to reauthorize and expand the Export-Import Bank of the United States for ten years. The bill passed by a vote of 235-184.

Oct 31, 2019 Press Release
Heck: Reauthorization “will create and protect good-paying American jobs.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House Financial Services Committee passed legislation to reauthorize and expand the Export-Import Bank for ten years.

Oct 9, 2019 Press Release
Support building behind bipartisan housing bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over a dozen organizations have thrown their support behind the Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, which was introduced in September by Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09).

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Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ted Budd (NC-13) introduced the bipartisan International Insurance Standards Act in the House. The bill preserves and protects America’s unique but highly successful system of state-based regulation of insurance.

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S House of Representatives passed landmark legislation to reform federal cannabis laws and reduce the public safety risk in communities across the country. H.R. 1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Act of 2019 (SAFE Banking Act) passed by a vote of 321 to 103.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release
Puget Sound recovery bill sails through committee unopposed.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Promoting United Government Efforts to Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act, H.R. 2247, passed through the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee by voice vote.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release
YIMBY Act will help increase housing supply and affordability.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) introduced the bipartisan Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, in the House. The bill encourages communities to prioritize measures that will increase housing supply and affordability.

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Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
Current system “doesn’t match the demands of a new generation of Americans.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) joined Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) in sponsoring the bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act, a bill that reforms transit-oriented development projects to better support housing development.
 
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Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) and Senator Tom Udall (NM) introduced the Clean Water Through Green Infrastructure Act in both the House and the Senate.

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