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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington


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May 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Denny Heck (D-Wash.) announced this week that four organizations located in the 10th Congressional District of Washington received a total of $11.7 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

May 5, 2014 Press Release

“Billy Frank, Jr., was a civil rights leader of historic significance. For generations, folks will continue to write about him and talk about the good he did, not just for tribes, but for all of the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest. 

Apr 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted 416-1 to pass H.R. 4486, the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015. Language originally offered by Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) was included in the report accompanying the bill.

Apr 23, 2014 Press Release

To create the best conditions for Washington businesses to make their products and create jobs in the South Sound, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) announces the “Make it in Washington” tour to focus on protecting the local manufacturing industry.

Apr 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This year’s Earth Day brought a new ally to Puget Sound, as U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, announced that he will become an official member of the Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus. Rep.

Apr 16, 2014 Press Release

The office of Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is looking for the 10th District’s most promising young artists to submit entries for the U.S. House of Representatives’ annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning entry from a member of the 10th District will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The co-founders of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, Representatives Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck, will host Representative Peter DeFazio in Tacoma to highlight cleanup initiatives for the Puget Sound on Friday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m. This will be the first trip Rep.

Apr 9, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the plan to support manufacturing in America, promote export of U.S. goods, keep jobs in the U.S. and develop a 21st Century workforce, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer announced today that the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States will become a formal agenda item of the “Make It In America” plan for jobs and competitiveness.
Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) and Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC), members of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced today the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Small Business Advisory Board Act of 2014. This bipartisan legislation will allow a formal advisory role in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for small businesses in financial services.

Mar 24, 2014 Press Release

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Congressman Denny Heck will host his second United States Service Academy Information Night at the Lacey City Hall Council Chambers.


Oct 18, 2016 In The News
Local political leaders are calling it “an historic agreement" to restore Puget Sound marine life. President Obama’s White House Council on Environmental Quality announced on Tuesday a new memorandum of understanding that directs several federal agencies to devote resources and money to salmon recovery and protecting tribal treaty rights.
Oct 18, 2016 In The News
KING 5 News
Lawmakers gathered at The Nature Conservancy in downtown Seattle Tuesday to announce a major effort to restoring the health of Puget Sound. "Nobody here should underestimate how big a day this is. This is a big day," said Rep. Denny Heck, D-10th district. "Fifty years from now if they write the history of restoring the Puget Sound and rehabilitating it, they will point to this day and it will get its own chapter as a significant step forward."
Oct 7, 2016 In The News
The News Tribune
An estimated 32,000 veterans in Thurston County now have a local one-stop shop for crucial services that can raise their quality of life. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday to dedicate the new Lacey Veterans Services Hub at 4232 Sixth Ave. SE, Suite 202. The facility brings together multiple service providers in one location to serve veterans who need housing, medical appointments, employment and more.
Sep 29, 2016 In The News
The Charlotte Observer
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf faced another round of tough questioning on Capitol Hill Thursday, with some lawmakers asking why he still has a job or why he shouldn’t go to jail over a fake-accounts scandal. “When are you going to resign?” Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, asked in the fourth hour of the hearing before the House Financial Services Committee. “I personally don’t see how you survive,” added Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash.
Sep 29, 2016 In The News
NW News Network
The passage of a congressional bill that authorizes drinking and wastewater projects nationwide has Northwest tribes celebrating. An amendment to the bill means the 9,000-year-old human remains discovered near Kennewick, Washington, 20 years ago will be returned for final burial. Twenty members of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation volunteered DNA samples to prove a genetic linkage between Kennewick Man and Native Americans. Tribal Chairman Michael Marchand was one of them.
Sep 29, 2016 In The News
The Hill
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf is "in denial" about the damage done to his bank by the scandal over fake accounts, according to Democratic Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.). “[The] CEO and chairman of the board is in denial about the severity, magnitude of this issue," Heck said in an interview with The Hill's Molly K. Hooper shortly after questioning Stumpf during a four-hour hearing of the House Financial Services Committee.
Sep 28, 2016 In The News
Tribal Tribune
The Chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation praised today’s vote in the US House of Representatives to return “The Ancient One” to his homeland on the Columbia Plateau for a proper and traditional burial.
Sep 28, 2016 In The News
Seattle PI
The 9,000-year-old bones known as "Kennewick Man" or "the Ancient One" will be returned to Columbia River tribes for burial under terms of an amendment passed Wednesday by the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation is a conference-committee meeting away from going to President Obama for his signature. It must be reconciled with similar legislation, sponsored by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., passed in the Senate.
Sep 28, 2016 In The News
The Seattle Times
Although Congress voted Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of legislation that allows relatives of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for their deaths, it’s unclear how soon they can expect to make their case in court.
Sep 28, 2016 In The News
The Seattle Times
Maybe you’ve never heard of kratom — a plant from Southeast Asia with large, green leaves that are dried, powdered and taken as a drug with mild, opioid-like effects. Kratom has been used in Asia for generations — usually chewed or brewed into a tea — as a tonic, painkiller and an aid for people weaning themselves off opium.