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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Apr 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck declared his support today for the ‘Make It In America’ plan, a package of bills aimed at creating good jobs by boosting high-tech American manufacturing.
Mar 25, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck is meeting with local small business owners over the next two weeks as part of his “Congress At Your Company” tour.
Mar 22, 2013 Press Release
The Federal Aviation Administration informed my office this afternoon that the control towers at Olympia Regional Airport and Tacoma Narrows Airport are set to close later this spring.
Mar 1, 2013 Press Release
Today is the day that was never supposed to happen. Congress has failed to do its job and pass a balanced, long-term approach to deficit reduction. As a result, forced cuts to federal departments and agencies will go into effect by midnight tonight. If left in place, these sudden and sharp cuts will slow private sector economic growth for the remainder of 2013 and beyond.
Feb 20, 2013 Press Release
On Thursday, February 21, Congressman Denny Heck will visit the first two stops on his Replace the Sequester Tour. The tour is aimed at highlighting the impact of the March 1st federal budget cuts on Joint Base Lewis-McChord and the South Puget Sound economy.
Feb 11, 2013 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.

Feb 6, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck has launched his first annual Valentines for Veterans Drive.
Jan 31, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is co-sponsoring two important pieces of legislation for South Sound families: the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Jan 4, 2013 Press Release
In a rare appointment for a freshman Member of Congress, Congressman Denny Heck has been selected by his colleagues to serve on the House Financial Services Committee. The House Financial Services Committee has jurisdiction over federal housing policy, Wall Street reform and consumer protection, and commercial insurance and banking issues.
Jan 3, 2013 Press Release
On his first day in office, Congressman Denny Heck has officially opened his district office. The early and prompt opening reflects Congressman Heck’s desire to keep his focus on his home district.

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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
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.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
NBC Nightly News

Testifying before Congress on Monday, the FBI director pushed back on Pres. Trump’s allegations, and confirmed an investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russians.

Mar 15, 2017 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
The day President Donald Trump delivered his first Joint Session to Congress, a special guest from Puyallup was present. U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia, brought one guest to the event on Feb. 28. That guest was 19-year-old Kelty Pierce, a Puyallup High School graduate, former Daffodil Festival princess and current University of Washington student. She was able to share her story with other members of Congress.
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Mar 11, 2017 In The News
The News Tribune
At the Tahoma Unitarian Universalist Church on South 56th Street on Wednesday night, the more than 100 members of Indivisible Tacoma who gathered for the group’s weekly meeting repeatedly vowed to “raise hell” in the face of the Trump administration. Raising hell, it would seem, takes many forms. On this night, at this meeting, it looked markedly civil.
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Mar 8, 2017 In The News
KUOW
Bill Radke speaks with U.S. Representative Denny Heck (Wash.-Dist. 10) about his former colleague in the state legislature Helen Sommers, who died Tuesday at the age of 84. Sommers spent 36 years in the state legislature representing Queen Anne and Magnolia.
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Mar 7, 2017 In The News
Builder Online
There are myriad agencies, committees, and task forces in the federal government that focus on an aspect of housing. From major institutions like the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, there are a lot of distinguished people who spend at least a portion of their professional lives thinking about housing.
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Mar 7, 2017 In The News
KING 5
Former State Rep. Helen Sommers passed away Tuesday at the age of 84.
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Mar 4, 2017 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The White House is proposing cutting a quarter of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's budget. According to Reuters, the administration is targeting pollution and climate change programs. The current proposal aims to reduce the EPA budget by 25 percent and staffing by 20 percent. The new budget would cut funding for Native American energy efficiency initiatives as well as State grants for lead cleanup. Before implementation the budget will have to be approved by Congress.
Mar 3, 2017 In The News
KNKX
U.S. Representatives from Washington have pledged to fight hard against cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency that would devastate efforts to clean up Puget Sound. They say a draft plan from the Trump administration would slash federal funding for the Sound by 93 percent, to just $2 million.