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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Mar 17, 2015 Press Release

LACEY, Wash. – Rep. Denny Heck invites South Sound students interested in pursuing an education at a United States Service Academy to attend an information session with Service Academy representatives on Wednesday, April 1, and Tuesday, April 7.

Feb 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., FEBRUARY 13, 2015 – In an effort to save the Puget Sound from what is being termed “sea star wasting syndrome” as well as other major marine disease emergencies, Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) and the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus are introducing the Marine Disease Emergency Act for consideration by the 114th Congress.

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.

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Nov 19, 2017 In The News
The Olympian
The defense spending levels the U.S. House approved last week for 2018 include $31 million to start construction of a new Washington Army National Guard readiness center in Tumwater.
Nov 18, 2017 In The News
Raw Story
Appearing on MSNBC with Alex Witt, a lawmaker who has been deeply involved in the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian influence with White House officials bluntly “went on the record” and declared, “People are going to jail.”
Nov 16, 2017 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
The Council of Military Educators of Washington state held their seventh annual conference inside Stone Education Center’s auditorium on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Monday.
Nov 16, 2017 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Trump administration was wrong and reckless, sending a "terrible message to the rest of the world," when it decided this week to allow the import of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia, six Washington members of Congress told President Trump in a letter.
Nov 13, 2017 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
The city of Puyallup will host a public memorial service on Sunday (Nov. 19) to honor Army Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, who died in an ambush in Niger last month.
Nov 3, 2017 In The News
Reuters
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will introduce bills as soon as Monday to toughen U.S. foreign investment rules amid growing concern about Chinese deals, according to a source familiar with the legislation.
Nov 2, 2017 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
Puyallup VFW Post 2224 will host its annual Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) at Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S Meridian. U.S. Congressman Denny Heck, 10th Congressional District, and Don Leingang, a retired U.S. Navy commander and executive director of the United Service Organization Northwest, are the featured speakers.
Oct 31, 2017 In The News
Mortgage Professional America
A bill introduced in the US Congress is proposing reforms to the reverse mortgage program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in an effort prevent unfair foreclosures on seniors.
Oct 30, 2017 In The News
The Daily Evergreen
Outside of Neill Public Library and across the state, flags flew half-staff in remembrance of a Puyallup Green Beret, who died earlier this month in an ambush that killed him and three other soldiers in Niger.
Oct 29, 2017 In The News
The News Tribune

A soldier assigned to a Joint Base Lewis-McChord battalion died Oct. 27 in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Sunday.

Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims, 36, died from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash in the Logar Province of Afghanistan. Sims was 36, from Juneau Alaska and serving in the 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment based at JBLM.