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Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

OLYMPIA – Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court ruling that the Trump administration was improperly rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Jun 15, 2020 Press Release
Funding will help enhance freight movement and economic competitiveness, decrease congestion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Ranking Member of the Senate transportation committee, and Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S.

Jun 9, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Roger Williams (R-TX-25) and Denny Heck (D-WA-10) this week introduced H.R. 7145, the U.S. Secret Service Mission Improvement and Realignment Act of 2020, which would move the Secret Service from within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) back to its original location under the Department of the Treasury.
Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Justice in Policing Act was introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) is an original cosponsor of the legislation. The bill was introduced in the House by Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY).

Jun 5, 2020 Press Release
Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement on the killing of Manuel Ellis.
Jun 1, 2020 Press Release
I’m heartbroken and outraged over the killing of George Floyd. All officers involved in his murder must be charged and held accountable. But the pain felt by so many Americans is deep and goes beyond what happened in Minneapolis.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
“We cannot leave anyone behind.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. The HEROES Act is a stimulus package to protect Americans from the economic impacts of the global coronavirus crisis. Multiple provisions put forth by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) were included in the package.

May 12, 2020 Press Release
Heck: Housing crisis now a “full-blown emergency.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the next coronavirus relief package, H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 8, 2020 Press Release
Legislation would substantially expand short-term rental assistance for Americans impacted by COVID-19.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced the Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act of 2020 in the U.S. House. This legislation would allow Americans to access short-term rental assistance to withstand the COVID-19 crisis.