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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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Oct 19, 2016 In The News
KNKX
Efforts to restore and protect Puget Sound are getting a big boost from the Obama administration. Local advocates for that work have long argued that, as one of the nation’s largest and most iconic estuaries, Puget Sound is a national treasure and deserves protections on par with Chesapeake Bay and the Great Lakes. Now a federal task force has formed to prioritize the pressing need for salmon restoration in the Sound, due in large part to what officials say is a steadfast commitment to local tribes’ treaty fishing rights.
Oct 18, 2016 In The News
Associated Press
The Obama administration on Tuesday stepped up efforts to protect Puget Sound, including forming a new federal task force to identify priorities for restoring one of the nation's largest estuaries. The task force of federal agencies will work with tribal governments and others to come up with an action plan to better coordinate programs focused on Puget Sound.
Oct 18, 2016 In The News
Seattle PI
The Obama administration has given resources and a long-sought priority to cleaning up Puget Sound, putting Washington's inland sea and rivers on equal footing with Chesapeake Bay and the Great Lakes as a national water priority. It is creating a federal Puget Sound Task Force and releasing a Memorandum of Understanding directing federal agencies to get about restoration. The feds, the State of Washington and Puget Sound tribal governments are investing $248 million over five years to improve health of estuaries.
Oct 18, 2016 In The News
KOMO 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.
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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.
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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
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.