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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the U.S. Army’s announcement on a reduction of 40,000 troops over the next two years, Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.)—who represents Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state—released the following statement:

Jul 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Reps. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) and Denny Heck (D-Wash.) today  introduced new legislation to help homeowners make investments in their homes and save money on their electricity and water bills.

Jun 16, 2015 Press Release
In collaboration with the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence, today the bipartisan Congressional Singapore Caucus was re-launched, with new co-chairs, Congressman Denny Heck of Washington state and Congressman Bradley Byrne of Alabama. The goal of the Caucus will be to strengthen the political, military, and economic relationship between the two countries, and engage more Americans and policymakers on the promise of Singapore and Asia.
Jun 11, 2015 Press Release
Prior to a potential vote tomorrow, Friday, June 12, on granting trade promotion authority to the president, Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) released the following statement.
May 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which included an amendment that would provide funding for roads in urban areas around military installations such as Interstate 5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

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May 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To honor the life and legacy of an American champion for Native American treaty rights and environmental stewardship, today Representative Denny Heck (D-Wash.) introduced the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

The following is a statement from Rep. Heck regarding his vote on the FY 2016 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, & Related Agencies appropriations bill, which passed the House, 255-163, on Thursday, April 30:

Apr 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Denny Heck (WA-10), along with a bipartisan group of 16 other Republicans and Democrats, re-introduced H.R.

Apr 27, 2015 Press Release

LACEY, Wash. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) regarding the shooting incident at North Thurston High School:

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) following the news of a bipartisan agreement in the House of Representatives on fixing the Medicare Payment Formula, extending the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as well as reauthorizing additional Medicare and health care programs that were set to expire on March 31, 2015:

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Dec 15, 2017 In The News
RawStory
House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Dennis Heck (D-WA) on Friday warned Donald Trump against considering a pardon for his onetime national security adviser Michael Flynn, telling CNN’s Kate Bolduan that doing so “will be the beginning of the unraveling of his presidency.”
Dec 15, 2017 In The News
Politico
House members on Thursday began digging into the details of a bill to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States by increasing scrutiny of business deals that transfer valuable technology to countries like China that may pose a national security threat.
Dec 6, 2017 In The News
Mass Transit
The Washington State Transit Association has announced the formation of the Bipartisan Congressional Bus Caucus to be Co-Chaired by Congressmen Rick Larsen from Washington’s 2nd Congressional District in Northwest Washington and Congressman David Young, (R-IA).
Dec 5, 2017 In The News
The Washington Post
When I used to visit troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, I liked to ask an unexpected question: “What are you reading?” The responses weren’t much different on the battlefield than at my local shopping mall. Lots of thrillers (Patterson, DeMille, Clancy), hobby magazines, continuing education texts and “nothing really, sir” — except nobody called me “sir” at the mall.
Dec 1, 2017 In The News
Electronic Frontier Foundation
A bill to extend one of the NSA’s most powerful surveillance tools, and further peel back American civil liberties, was approved today by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in a strict party line vote (12-8), with Republican members voting in the majority.
Nov 30, 2017 In The News
Crosscut
Years ago, Shawna Meechan was working in her first job after college, as a policy aide to Washington state Congressman Adam Smith in Washington, D.C.
Nov 30, 2017 In The News
Housing Wire
The Democratic Party continues to push back against President Donald Trump’s pick for acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, saying the fight isn’t over yet.
Nov 27, 2017 In The News
Newsweek
A lawyer for former national security adviser Michael Flynn reportedly met with special counsel Robert Mueller's team on Monday, days after a report that Flynn’s lawyers were no longer sharing information with lawyers for President Donald Trump.
Nov 21, 2017 In The News
The Daily
Tax cuts were the topic of discussion when UW President Ana Mari Cauce met with Washington representatives Denny Heck (D-10th) and Dave Reichert (R-8th) on Nov. 14. The same day, Cauce posted a breakdown of the potential ramifications for the UW and other schools, starting with the bill that would pass the House two days later.
Nov 21, 2017 In The News
KGW
Net neutrality is a tricky topic uniting tech voices large and small, from online giant Amazon to hundreds of startups nationwide. The regulations created in 2015, under President Obama’s FCC, seek to preserve free and open access to the internet and prohibit big internet service providers from providing faster service for some sites or users over others.