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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

Press Releases

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release
“Shipyards are flooding. Trade routes are shifting.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday climate security legislation introduced by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) passed the U.S. House after its inclusion in the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 (IAA) as Section 401 of the Act.

Jul 17, 2019 Press Release
"Tax incentives should be a statement of our values," says Heck. "I want to see more investment in Indian Country."

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) has introduced H.R. 3664, the Aiding Development of Vital Assets in Native Communities and Environments (ADVANCE) Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
“I have never heard of a more brutal, cold-blooded massacre than that at Wounded Knee.” – Maj. Gen. Nelson Miles, 1891
Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10), Paul Cook (CA-08), and Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced H.R. 3467, the Remove The Stain Act, on Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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.

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