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Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on the second anniversary of the Amtrak Cascades 501 derailment in DuPont, Washington, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) sent a letter to Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson opposing changes that would prevent future accident victims from suing Amtrak in court. Rep. Heck is joined on the letter by Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA-08) and Rep. Danny Davis (IL-07).

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Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress passed an end-of-year spending package, Congressman Denny Heck drew attention to a significant win for American workers contained deep within the appropriations bill.

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congress took the final steps to create the Defense Community Infrastructure Program (DCIP), an effort begun by Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) in 2014. The program will provide grants to state and local governments to improve and expand infrastructure in communities to accommodate growing defense installations.

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) voted in support of the two legislative packages that together make up the twelve funding bills for fiscal year 2020. Congressman Heck secured a number of vital provisions in both pieces of legislation that will create and protect U.S.

Dec 13, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, Congressman Denny Heck’s (D-WA) bill naming the Tumwater Post Office to honor Eva G. Hewitt was signed into law. Hewitt served as Tumwater’s first woman postmaster from 1915 until her retirement in 1942.
Dec 12, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) voted in support of the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report. Rep. Heck secured a number of vital provisions that will improve servicemember quality of life and emergency preparedness in the South Sound.
Dec 10, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) applauded the agreement reached by the House and Senate on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes work led by Rep. Heck and Rep. Kinzinger to counter Russian efforts to build the Gazprom Nord Stream 2 pipeline project.
Dec 10, 2019 Press Release
On Monday, congressional leaders prepared the defense authorization package for passage, which includes a section drawn from Congressman Denny Heck’s (D-WA) climate security legislation. Section 5321 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA) would establish a Climate Security Advisory Council to help the intelligence community analyze climate-based security threats.
Dec 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA), Scott Tipton (R-CO), Deb Haaland (D-NM), Tom Cole (R-OK), Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Don Young (R-AK), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), and Gwen Moore (D-WI) introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) through 2024.

Dec 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) announced that he will retire from the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of the 116th Congress. Congressman Heck made the announcement in the following letter:

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The Olympian
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Jun 4, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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Jun 4, 2018 In The News
Tacoma Weekly News
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May 28, 2018 In The News
BNA
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May 24, 2018 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
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May 24, 2018 In The News
Military Officers Association of America
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May 24, 2018 In The News
The News Tribune
Imagine having the technology to prevent decades of airline or automobile catastrophes but not implementing it. It’s unthinkable, and yet, since 1969, the National Transportation Safety Board has investigated 148 railway accidents and determined that Positive Train Control, a system that slows or stops a train using automated brakes, could have prevented all of them.
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May 24, 2018 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
Puyallup’s annual Memorial Day program will feature guest speakers, U.S. Rep. Denny Heck and Sen. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup.
May 23, 2018 In The News
Insurance Journal
The financial services regulatory reform measure passed by Congress yesterday, which contains parts of more than 25 different bills, includes a provision on international insurance regulation that is being met with cheers by the insurance industry.