Sponsors encouraged by attention to the issue and welcome ideas and stakeholder feedback as Senate moves forward
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the sponsors of H.R. 1595, the SAFE Banking Act -- U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Denny Heck (D-WA), and Warren Davidson (R-OH) -- sent a letter to Senate Banking Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) thanking him for his attention to the issue and outlining shared goals and next steps as the Senate moves forward on this important issue.
New legislation will advance affordability and fulfill the promise of the Housing Trust Fund
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced H.R. 5599, the Fulfilling the Promise of the Housing Trust Fund Act, in the U.S. House. Reps. Wm. Lacy Clay (MO-01), chair of the Housing, Community Development and Insurance Subcommittee; Earl Blumenauer (OR-03); and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) joined as original cosponsors of the bill.
Program in Heck's office is in its eighth year
OLYMPIA, WA – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement about the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by a U.S. airstrike in Iraq:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) voted in support of H.R. 5430, legislation to implement the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new agreement includes significant improvements on labor, the environment, access to prescription drugs, and enforcement. The bill passed by a vote of 385 to 41.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement on his decision to support both articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Changes to Amtrak’s contract of carriage would deprive passengers of their day in court
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on the second anniversary of the Amtrak Cascades 501 derailment in DuPont, Washington, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) sent a letter to Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson opposing changes that would prevent future accident victims from suing Amtrak in court. Rep. Heck is joined on the letter by Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA-08) and Rep. Danny Davis (IL-07).
Approved appropriations include multiple priorities for Washington’s 10th District
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) voted in support of the two legislative packages that together make up the twelve funding bills for fiscal year 2020. Congressman Heck secured a number of vital provisions in both pieces of legislation that will create and protect U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress passed an end-of-year spending package, Congressman Denny Heck drew attention to a significant win for American workers contained deep within the appropriations bill.
Critical investment in defense communities will improve traffic congestion and assist emergency services
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congress took the final steps to create the Defense Community Infrastructure Program (DCIP), an effort begun by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) in 2014. The program will provide grants to state and local governments to improve and expand infrastructure in communities to accommodate growing defense installations.