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Jun 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement of the proposed increases in individual market premium rates for 2019, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

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May 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Heck applauds House passage of bipartisan legislation to improve national security and provide for servicemembers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement regarding the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill includes $717 billion for the next year’s defense spending and included important initiatives for the South Sound proposed by Congressman Heck.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the announcement by President Trump that the United States will unilaterally withdraw from the Iran nuclear accord:

Mar 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the announcement of the passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter:

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 13, 2018 – Following the announcement by Acting Chairman of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Mike Conaway (TX-11) that the investigation into Russian active measures would conclude, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release
Resolution would designate March 9, 2018, as an official national day of remembrance

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) and U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) introduced a resolution to honor Billy Frank Jr. and designate March 9, 2018, his birthday, as an official national day of remembrance of his life, legacy, and accomplishments.

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
The Directing Implementation of Sanctions and Accountability for Russian Mischief (DISARM) Act holds Russia accountable for election meddling by enforcing the intent of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions law

WASHINGTON, D.C.  –  Today U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10), Leonard Lance (NJ-07), and Karen Bass (CA-37) introduced a bill requiring the executive branch to enforce the existing Russian sanctions in order to halt any further Russian election meddling before the 2018 midterm elections.

Feb 20, 2018 Press Release
Letter Urges Senate to Move Forward With Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Chris Collins (NY-27) sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer urging the Senate to move quickly to confirm four nominees to the board of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. A bipartisan group of 68 members of Congress signed the letter.

Feb 13, 2018 Press Release
Puget Sound Geographic Program provides federal resources for habitat restoration, revitalized salmon runs and shellfish beds, and

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10), cofounders of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, reacted to the proposed budget from the Trump Administration to cut the entire federal investment in Puget Sound cleanup within the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget. 

Jan 25, 2018 Press Release

For the sixth annual Valentines for Veterans Drive, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is encouraging students of all ages around the South Sound to pen and design valentines for local first responders as well as veterans. The cards are one way to say to these heroes, “thank you for your service and for keeping us safe.”

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