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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Feb 5, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) has launched his third annual “Valentines for Veterans” Drive. Students from around the South Sound are encouraged to decorate cards thanking our local veterans for their service to the United States.

Feb 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) following the release of the President’s budget for Fiscal Year 2016:

“The President’s budget proposal includes common-sense ideas that should be included in any final agreement negotiated within the legislative branch.

Jan 30, 2015 Press Release
Warning: IRS scam artists are at it again this tax season. Know that the IRS will never call you to demand immediate payment. If you receive a call from someone claiming to be an IRS official threatening to arrest you if you don’t pay owed taxes, hang up and call the Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) at 800-366-4484. You can also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at www.ftc.gov.
Jan 20, 2015 Press Release
Following President Obama’s State of the Union address to Congress, Representative Denny Heck of Washington’s 10th Congressional District released the following statement:
Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) following the vote on H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act for FY 2015, which passed yesterday by a vote of 219-216:

Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
To prevent a pending expiration of foreclosure protection for military homeowners, Representatives Stephen Fincher (TN-8) and Denny Heck (WA-10) today introduced the Stability for Servicemembers Act. Existing law currently protects servicemembers from foreclosure for one year after they leave active duty, but the law is set to expire at the end of this year.
Dec 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement regarding the anticipated vote Wednesday, December 3, on the short-term tax extenders package, which includes the extension of deductions for state and local general sales taxes (H.R.

Sep 30, 2014 Press Release
Following news of the merger agreement between the Seattle Federal Home Loan Bank and the Des Moines Federal Home Loan Bank, Members of Congress from Washington called on FHFA Director Mel Watt to ensure the final agreement includes an equitable distribution of affordable housing funding in the region, preserves local access to services, and provides continued representation in leadership from the Pacific Northwest.
Sep 29, 2014 Press Release
Today U.S. Department of Labor announced that Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood will receive a competitive grant of $2,499,973 for its Connecting Competencies to Employers (C2E) program. The grant devotes resources to create a core mechatronics technician path designed for advanced manufacturing and industrial technology careers. This path allows students to pursue positions in high demand with companies in the South Sound area.
Sep 23, 2014 Press Release
Today, Representatives Denny Heck and Derek Kilmer announced that the Mason Transit Authority’s Transit-Community Center was selected to receive a U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration competitive grant of $1,474,999.

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Aug 10, 2017 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
The 1,000 military children with autism in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community, and their families, will receive enhanced care and resources thanks to the opening of the new JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services Wednesday.
Jul 28, 2017 In The News
Tacoma Weekly
Tacoma Housing Authority will hold a formal grand opening on Aug. 7 for a 144-unit, affordable housing complex in the city’s Hilltop neighborhood. The complex enters the stock of lower-income housing options at a time when housing prices are rapidly outpacing income growth. “If it were food, we would have widespread malnutrition with pockets of starvation,” said THA Executive Director Michael Mirra.
Jul 25, 2017 In The News
The Hill
Three House Democrats on Tuesday called on President Trump to withdraw his nominee to lead the Export-Import Bank. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.), along with Reps. Gwen Moore (Wis.) and Denny Heck (Wash.), sent a letter to the president expressing their opposition to the nomination of former Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) to head the 83-year-old bank.
Jul 16, 2017 In The News
CNN
Michael Caputo, a former top adviser to Donald Trump's campaign with strong ties to Russia, firmly denied having knowledge of any alleged contacts between the campaign and Russia after testifying privately to the House intelligence committee Friday.
Jul 15, 2017 In The News
The Ada News
John Gaines, a former Kinship Care Youth and current community leader for the Tacoma, Washington, area, has been selected to participate in the 2017 Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Program.
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Jul 14, 2017 In The News
The News Tribune
Whether in the nation’s capital or back home in the South Sound, it’s commonplace to see men and women in uniform. In Lakewood, it may be an Army soldier in camouflage and boots. In D.C., it’s a Marine guarding the barracks in a dark blue coat with brass buttons, or a Naval officer in khakis walking around the Washington Navy Yard. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I know these service members, as well as members of the intelligence community, are confronted daily with extraordinary threats from every corner of the globe.
Jul 12, 2017 In The News
CNBC
In her testimony to the House Financial Services Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions from Committee Member Rep. Dennis Heck (D-Wash.).
Jul 5, 2017 In The News
Economic Development Board of Tacoma Pierce County
Tacoma-Pierce County businesses have a massive resource for talent right in their own backyard—Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
The Seattle Times
Adam Smith was named most valuable player. Maria Cantwell made history. Washington representatives have traditionally shown up in force for congressional baseball, said Gov. Jay Inslee. The shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise in Virginia casts a pall over the annual exercise.
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
Rolling Stone
The Trump-Russia investigations may be grabbing most of the headlines and sucking much of the air out of Washington these days, but Democrats continue to try and push President Trump and his administration to end the myriad conflicts of interest that are entangling the president and his family.