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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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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.

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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.

Feb 14, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10), who has been a leading voice in Congress on banking access for legitimate marijuana businesses, released the following statement in response to today's DOJ/Treasury announcement:

Feb 11, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced the Servicemembers Opportunity Act today. The legislation ensures all servicemembers can utilize the financial protections they’ve earned under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act of 2003.

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Apr 6, 2017 In The News
KUOW
Three dozen members of Congress are calling on Donald Trump not to eliminate money for Puget Sound. Trumps budget blueprint released last month eliminates the Environmental Protection Agency’s geographic programs to clean up Puget Sound, the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay, and other water bodies.
Apr 5, 2017 In The News
The Olympian
he utter failure of congressional Republicans to replace Obamacare two weeks ago was a good thing. The U.S. House Republican plan would have thrown an estimated 24 million Americans off coverage over 10 years while handing tax cuts to the wealthy and a bonanza to insurers.The failure speaks to at least two realities and offers a slender ray of hope.
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Apr 4, 2017 In The News
Associated Press
Three dozen members of Congress are calling on President Donald Trump not to eliminate money for Puget Sound and other bodies of water.
Mar 24, 2017 In The News
Q13 FOX
Leaders from around Washington state were quick to voice their opinions Friday after House Republican leaders pulled legislation intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Democrats from the state lauded the effective elimination of the bill, criticizing the failed legislation they say would have taken coverage away from 24 million Americans.
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Mar 22, 2017 In The News
The Stranger
A disaster for Washington." That's how Governor Jay Inslee describes the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) with the American Health Care Act (go ahead and call it "Trumpcare"). In this state, Inslee said, killing Obamacare could reverse years of progress, driving the numbers of uninsured Washingtonians to levels higher than before the ACA.
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Mar 21, 2017 In The News
CNN
The House Intelligence Committee's first open hearing on Russia exposed a partisan rift between the committee's Republicans and Democrats that threatens to only grow bigger as they dig deeper into the possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian operatives.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
Foreign Policy
FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau has since July been examining the Russian campaign to meddle in the 2016 American election, and that the federal probe includes an investigation of any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin effort.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
The New Yorker
Just before 3:20 on Monday afternoon, Devin Nunes, the Republican head of the House Intelligence Committee, asked James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who was testifying before the committee on his agency’s investigation into Russian interference in last year’s Presidential election, a last set of questions. Earlier in the hearing, Nunes, seemingly taking his lead from a series of early–morning tweets by President Trump, had focused his questions on the leaks of classified information that have plagued the Administration since January. Now, though, Nunes got to the crux of the matter: Comey’s public confirmation that the F.B.I. was investigating possible coordination between people associated with the Trump campaign and Russia.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
KNKX
A Washington congressman says the House Intelligence Committee may subpoena associates of President Donald Trump over ties to Russia.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
Mediaite
During today’s House Intel Committee hearing, Democratic Congressman Denny Heck said that the evidence they’ve all heard today leads him to conclude that Russia “had help from the inside”:…that this was in part an inside job from U.S. persons, willing American accomplices or terribly naive ones, or probably both, who helped the Russians attack our country and our democracy.