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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jul 28, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement, announcing his support for a formal impeachment inquiry:

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday climate security legislation introduced by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) passed the U.S. House after its inclusion in the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 (IAA) as Section 401 of the Act.

Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) has introduced H.R. 3664, the Aiding Development of Vital Assets in Native Communities and Environments (ADVANCE) Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10), Paul Cook (CA-08), and Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced H.R. 3467, the Remove The Stain Act, on Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
The bill establishes within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence the Climate Security Intelligence Center, which would become the primary organization within the intelligence community for analyzing climate-based security threats to the United States.
Jun 4, 2019 Press Release
“There is a glimmer of hope,” says Heck. “But protecting the orca populations in our waters will require more than just hope.”
May 22, 2019 Press Release
Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) have introduced the Promoting United Government Efforts To Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act of 2019.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
“I am deeply troubled that Attorney General Barr knowingly mischaracterized the Special Counsel’s report,” said Heck. “The Attorney General continued the mischaracterizations, even after Robert Mueller asked him to correct course by releasing more complete summaries of the investigation’s results."
Mar 18, 2019 Press Release
Today the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed that four military projects in Washington state will potentially be cut so that their funding may be used to fund a border wall.
Mar 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, in honor of Women’s History Month, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) re-introduced a bill to designate the Tumwater Post Office to honor Eva G. Hewitt, who was Tumwater’s first female postmaster from 1915 until her retirement in 1942.

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Nov 5, 2018 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
Sunday’s Veterans Day marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, and organizations across the nation will be honoring it in a special way. “There’s a national campaign to have bells in the community ring at 11 (a.m.),” Puyallup Historical Society president Andy Anderson said.
Oct 18, 2018 In The News
The Atlantic
Anyone expecting subpoenas to fly upon Democrats regaining control of the committee will be disappointed, Democratic members told me this week. “There will be some decision making regarding a more selective examination” of certain areas of the investigation, Democratic Representative Denny Heck of Washington told me. “But that’s a different thing from opening the whole investigation again.”
Oct 15, 2018 In The News
POLITICO
Dozens of Republican and Democratic lawmakers are clamoring to join the House Intelligence Committee next year — for a chance to be part of a panel at the vanguard of the partisan brawl over Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Oct 15, 2018 In The News
KING5
American Lake is in Rep. Denny Heck’s congressional district. The Democrat said he has heard the problems that have plagued the V.A. are getting better. “But not at the pace that’s necessary or appropriate,” said Heck, who said veterans most often complain about difficulty getting prescriptions filled.
Sep 23, 2018 In The News
Columbia Basin Herald
Members of the state’s congressional delegation are urging President Donald Trump to resolve the ongoing trade dispute with China and save embattled polysilicon producer REC.
Aug 23, 2018 In The News
Roll Call
The two U.S. political parties and Trump rarely find themselves in near-unanimous agreement. But when it comes to what they all see as China’s habit of stealing American technology and intellectual properties, playing games with its market and currency, and otherwise tipping the global trade scene to benefit its companies and economy, Washington is mostly unified.
Aug 14, 2018 In The News
POLITICO Morning Cybersecurity
“I was originally motivated [to serve] in large part because it was this enclave of bipartisanship,” Congressman Heck told POLITICO during a recent interview in his Capitol Hill office. “Then, pretty much the first week I got there, the Russia investigation hit.”
Jul 19, 2018 In The News
MyNorthwest.com
We as a nation, we need to build our way out of the homeless crisis, according to Congressmember Denny Heck.
Jul 16, 2018 In The News
MichiganLive
The Friday, July 20, visit is scheduled to include hearing from Flint residents, observing pipe replacement with Mayor Karen Weaver, and meeting with local business leaders, nonprofit organizations, and members of the philanthropic community.
Jul 16, 2018 In The News
Marijuana Moment
“Our federal laws are outdated. The people in this country want the law to treat marijuana as we do alcohol,” Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA), said in testimony about his marijuana banking amendment. “These large sums of cash make dispensaries an obvious target for robberies.”