Maloney’s Passenger Train Derailment Prevention Act, Included in 2015 Transportation Bill, Requires Passenger Railroads to Enhance Safety near High-Hazard Curves
WASHINGTON – In response to December’s tragic and deadly train derailment in Washington State, Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Denny Heck (WA-10) led the Washington state delegation in demanding answers from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao regarding the Department’s adherence to train safety legislation passed in 2015.
Previous guidance authored by U.S. Department of Justice Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole (2011, 2013, 2014) explained federal enforcement activity of the Controlled Substances Act concerning marijuana
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will withdraw Cole Memorandum guidance regarding enforcement of federal law regarding marijuana use and distribution, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the news of the derailment of the Amtrak Cascades 501 train traveling from Seattle to Portland, Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1699, the Preserving Access to Manufactured Homes Act of 2017, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:
In 2017, the office of Congressman Heck reimbursed $1,161,198 to 386 taxpayers
LACEY, WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) announced that his constituents received $1,161,198 in money saved or reimbursed by the federal government in 2017.
With the help of Rep. Heck’s office, federal agencies have returned $2,970,640 owed to constituents since January 2013. Individual amounts recovered for constituents range from $10 to $130,463.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Before the U.S. House of Representatives vote on the bill radically changing the U.S. tax code, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement:
Conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 includes funding for National Guard facility in Tumwater
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) applauded the agreement reached by the House and Senate on defense spending levels for Fiscal Year 2018, which includes the authorization to use $31 million to start building a new readiness center for the Washington National Guard in Tumwater, Washington. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives today by a vote of 356-70.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. Army announced the death of Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims, a Blackhawk helicopter pilot supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Logar Province of Afghanistan.
U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) expressed his condolences and gratitude for Sims’ service following the announcement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the administration announced that President Trump would stop cost-sharing reductions that help seven million Americans afford health care coverage, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) issued the following statement: