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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – While world leaders and CEOs of global companies are in town for the 2018 World Gas Conference, U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ted Poe (TX-02) introduced the Protect European Energy Security Act. The bill requires the executive branch to explain the implications of the Russian Gazprom Nord Stream 2 project to the American people, and how the U.S.

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow 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 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Less than a week after the Independent Community Bankers of America expressed their support for the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, the Credit Union National Association has now joined the chorus for the path forward for financial institutions to provide banking services to marijuana-related businesses and customers. 

Jun 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the New Democrat Coalition’s Housing Task Force Co-Chairs Reps.

Jun 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement of the proposed increases in individual market premium rates for 2019, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

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May 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement regarding the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill includes $717 billion for the next year’s defense spending and included important initiatives for the South Sound proposed by Congressman Heck.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the announcement by President Trump that the United States will unilaterally withdraw from the Iran nuclear accord:

Mar 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the announcement of the passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter:

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Jun 19, 2018 In The News
The Columbian
According to the basics of supply and demand, it is clear that Clark County is suffering from a housing shortage. Home prices have surged, vacant apartments are almost non-existent, and local builders say there is not enough available land for housing construction.
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Jun 19, 2018 In The News
King 5
As hundreds of children sit in detention centers separated from their parents, Washington lawmakers sounded off Tuesday about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.
Jun 18, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Congress should keep trying to improve, not sabotage, Obamacare, which made health care available and somewhat affordable for millions.
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Jun 16, 2018 In The News
Politico
The nation's banks are taking on Attorney General Jeff Sessions over pot with a big lobbying push to loosen federal restrictions on the surging legalized marijuana industry.
Jun 15, 2018 In The News
Raw Story
On Friday, former Trump campaign adviser Paul Manafort headed to jail, perhaps for a very long time. Manafort had his $10 million bail revoked after special counsel Robert Mueller charged him with witness tampering and now he faces up to 20 years in prison.
Jun 14, 2018 In The News
Weed News
Less than a week after the Independent Community Bankers of America expressed their support for the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, the Credit Union National Association has now joined the chorus for the path forward for financial institutions to provide banking services to marijuana-related businesses and customers.
Jun 9, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Washington state officials Saturday continued their condemnation of the Trump administration policy of separating children from their parents at the southwest border. Attorney General Bob Ferguson left open the possibility of suing the government.
Jun 8, 2018 In The News
Weed News
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) have expressed support for bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Denny Heck (WA-10) to allow cannabis-related businesses in states with existing regulatory structures to access the banking system. H.R. 2215, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), ensures financial institutions can service cannabis-related businesses without the fear of reprisal from the federal government.
Jun 7, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post Intelligencer
All eight Democrats in Washington's congressional delegation have joined letters calling on the Trump administration to immediately cease forcibly taking children from their parents at America's southern border.
Jun 5, 2018 In The News
The Olympian
No wonder we see higher home prices, extremely low apartment-rental vacancy rates, and higher rent in Thurston County as buyers and renters look south for deals.
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