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May 19, 2014 Press Release
Measure awards Aces with Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON – Today, a week before the nation pays tribute to our men and women in uniform on Memorial Day, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation authored by Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and original cosponsor Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) honoring America’s top fighter pilots. The measure, H.R.

May 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Denny Heck (D-Wash.) announced this week that four organizations located in the 10th Congressional District of Washington received a total of $11.7 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

May 5, 2014 Press Release

“Billy Frank, Jr., was a civil rights leader of historic significance. For generations, folks will continue to write about him and talk about the good he did, not just for tribes, but for all of the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest. 

Apr 30, 2014 Press Release
New Evaluations for Road Construction Efforts Advocated by Rep. Denny Heck Included in Text

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted 416-1 to pass H.R. 4486, the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015. Language originally offered by Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) was included in the report accompanying the bill.

Apr 23, 2014 Press Release

To create the best conditions for Washington businesses to make their products and create jobs in the South Sound, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) announces the “Make it in Washington” tour to focus on protecting the local manufacturing industry.

Apr 21, 2014 Press Release
National momentum grows as Caucus co-founders recruit outside of state for the first time

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This year’s Earth Day brought a new ally to Puget Sound, as U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, announced that he will become an official member of the Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus. Rep.

Apr 16, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Denny Heck Launches 2014 Artistic Discovery Contest for high school students in Washington’s 10th Congressional District

The office of Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is looking for the 10th District’s most promising young artists to submit entries for the U.S. House of Representatives’ annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning entry from a member of the 10th District will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The co-founders of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, Representatives Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck, will host Representative Peter DeFazio in Tacoma to highlight cleanup initiatives for the Puget Sound on Friday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m. This will be the first trip Rep.

Apr 9, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) Joins Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer for Announcement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the plan to support manufacturing in America, promote export of U.S. goods, keep jobs in the U.S. and develop a 21st Century workforce, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer announced today that the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States will become a formal agenda item of the “Make It In America” plan for jobs and competitiveness.
Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) and Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC), members of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced today the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Small Business Advisory Board Act of 2014. This bipartisan legislation will allow a formal advisory role in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for small businesses in financial services.