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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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May 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the passage of the American Health Care Act in the U.S. House of Representatives:

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement on the fiscal year 2017 omnibus spending package:

“It is a great sign that Democrats and Republicans were able to come to the table and negotiate a bipartisan compromise to properly fund the federal government and avoid an irresponsible government shutdown.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Coinciding with more than 60 local leaders traveling to Washington D.C. from the Pacific Northwest to advocate for Puget Sound recovery, U.S.

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With eight states and Washington, D.C. now allowing for adult-use recreational marijuana and 29 states legalizing medical marijuana, it is time to align federal and state laws - specifically as it relates to the banking crisis confronting marijuana-related businesses. That is the message from U.S. Reps.

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement that Chairman Nunes will step aside from leading the Russian active measures investigation underway in the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Committee Member Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Denny Heck (WA-10), and Dave Reichert (WA-08), members of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, called on President Trump to not eliminate investments in iconic bodies of water.

Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the actions of Chairman Nunes that undermined the ongoing Russian active measures investigation underway in the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Committee Member Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the announcement that House Republicans have withdrawn their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

Mar 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the release of President Trump’s federal budget request for Fiscal Year 2018, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) spoke out against irresponsible cuts to crucial programs in Washington state and the 10th Congressional District:

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the announcement of the passing of former State Representative Helen Sommers:

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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
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.
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.