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Oct 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over a dozen organizations have thrown their support behind the Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, which was introduced in September by Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09).

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Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ted Budd (NC-13) introduced the bipartisan International Insurance Standards Act in the House. The bill preserves and protects America’s unique but highly successful system of state-based regulation of insurance.

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S House of Representatives passed landmark legislation to reform federal cannabis laws and reduce the public safety risk in communities across the country. H.R. 1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Act of 2019 (SAFE Banking Act) passed by a vote of 321 to 103.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Promoting United Government Efforts to Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act, H.R. 2247, passed through the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee by voice vote.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) introduced the bipartisan Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, in the House. The bill encourages communities to prioritize measures that will increase housing supply and affordability.

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Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) joined Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) in sponsoring the bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act, a bill that reforms transit-oriented development projects to better support housing development.
 
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Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Denny Heck announced today that he will once again be hosting a Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in middle and high school in Washington’s 10th Congressional District.

The CAC accepts computer programs (or apps) written in any programming language, for any platform (desktop/PC, web, mobile, raspberry Pi, etc.).

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) and Senator Tom Udall (NM) introduced the Clean Water Through Green Infrastructure Act in both the House and the Senate.

Aug 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Remove the Stain Act (H.R. 3467) is gaining momentum, as candidates for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination have begun to rally behind the landmark legislation.

Aug 1, 2019 Press Release

EL PASO, TX – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) joined a congressional delegation to tour facilities on both sides of the southern U.S. border.

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Jun 20, 2018 In The News
Let Marijuana Businesses go to the Bank - State Treasurer
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King 5
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Jun 19, 2018 In The News
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Jun 18, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
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Jun 16, 2018 In The News
Politico
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Jun 15, 2018 In The News
Raw Story
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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.