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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Dec 15, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after a federal judge in Texas v. United States struck down the Affordable Care Act, including its protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
Dec 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced legislation to reverse a portion of the Republican tax scam that designated the moving expenses of federal employees working overseas as taxable income.

Oct 11, 2018 Press Release
Today, Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Denny Heck (D-WA), co-chairs of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, announced the introduction of H.R. 7041 the Preventing Pollution through Partnership (P3) Act, legislation that would help communities and businesses do their part to slow, filter and catch stormwater, the leading cause of pollution in Puget Sound.
Oct 2, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced a bill to rename the Tumwater Post Office to honor Eva G. Hewitt, who served as Tumwater’s first female postmaster from 1915 until her retirement in 1942.
Aug 30, 2018 Press Release
Today the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and Congressman Denny Heck (D-Wash.) celebrated the delivery of 22 competitive grant awards totaling $12,472,000 for the Affordable Housing Program in Washington state, the most ever awarded in a single year. The awards to 18 different housing partners range from $70,000 to $750,000 and will go towards providing housing for low-income families, seniors, persons with disabilities, homeless and at-risk youth in Washington.
Aug 13, 2018 Press Release

LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Today the Department of the Army announced the loss of Staff Sergeant Reymund R. Transfiguracion, a soldier supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) expressed his condolences and gratitude for Sergeant Transfiguracion’s service following the announcement:

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), a former Chair of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and U.S. Representative Denny Heck (D-WA) introduced a resolution to recognize the 29th anniversary of the Tribal Canoe Journey of the Tribal Nations of the Pacific Northwest and to congratulate the Puyallup Tribe for hosting the 2018 Power Paddle to the Puyallup.
Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3906, the Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act, to establish a stormwater infrastructure funding task force to study and provide recommendations on how to better address the impact of stormwater on waterways and communities throughout the country including Puget Sound, the nation’s largest estuary.
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, a bipartisan, bicameral group of Washington state lawmakers sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, urging the Energy Department to maintain the place of the Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs), including the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), within the department’s reporting structure.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME:

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Jul 10, 2018 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
To the people who knew him, Bryan Black lived his life the same way he played chess. He was brave. He was clever. He was driven.
Jul 5, 2018 In The News
King5 News
The Puyallup community came out Thursday to play chess on new tables honoring fallen Staff Sgt. Bryan Black.
Jun 30, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
They expected around 1,000. Around 10,000 showed up. Organizers and the King County Sheriff's Office were surprised at the size of crowd at the SeaTac Federal Detention Center.
Jun 30, 2018 In The News
The Olympian
Thousands rallied at the Capitol on Saturday to protest the federal policy of separating migrant children and parents, with chants of “Keep the families together” and “Vote.”
Jun 28, 2018 In The News
The News Tribune
As the holiday approaches, Fourth of July revelers are gearing up for a day of fireworks. Be warned: Discharging fireworks into the wee hours of the morning is against the law in many local cities and unincorporated Pierce County.
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Jun 27, 2018 In The News
CNN
Congressional Democrats responded to three major 5-4 Supreme Court decisions this week that went against them with vehement criticism, including one lawmaker who deemed the court "an arm of the Republican Party."
Jun 26, 2018 In The News
Bloomberg Law

Legislation to beef up national security reviews of foreign investments — with new provisions designed to safeguard U.S. critical infrastructure like the power grid — is poised for a House vote as early as June 26.

Jun 22, 2018 In The News
Puyallup Patch
Last fall, the Puyallup community gathered to remember United States Army Staff Sergeant Bryan Black who was killed in Niger along with three other members of his Special Forces team. On July 5th, the community will once again come together to honor Black's memory with the installation of two permanent chess tables in Pioneer Park.
Jun 21, 2018 In The News
Thurston Talk
Tomorrow, June 22, the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, led by U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) will introduce a resolution before the United States Congress declaring June 2018 “National Orca Protection Month,” to honor the iconic endangered whales.
Jun 20, 2018 In The News
Let Marijuana Businesses go to the Bank - State Treasurer
Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson is a pillar of the Benton County Republican Party, one of Washington's two statewide elected Republican officeholders, and cast his vote against legalizing marijuana in 2012.