Senate passage comes in leadup to Tumwater Sesquicentennial Celebration
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent H.R. 1526, a bill to designate the Tumwater Post Office as the “Eva G. Hewitt Post Office.” The bill passed the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs earlier this month, after passing the U.S. House of Representatives by voice vote in July.
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.
“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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.