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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 13, 2018 – Following the announcement by Acting Chairman of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Mike Conaway (TX-11) that the investigation into Russian active measures would conclude, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) and U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) introduced a resolution to honor Billy Frank Jr. and designate March 9, 2018, his birthday, as an official national day of remembrance of his life, legacy, and accomplishments.

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  –  Today U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10), Leonard Lance (NJ-07), and Karen Bass (CA-37) introduced a bill requiring the executive branch to enforce the existing Russian sanctions in order to halt any further Russian election meddling before the 2018 midterm elections.

Feb 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Chris Collins (NY-27) sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer urging the Senate to move quickly to confirm four nominees to the board of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. A bipartisan group of 68 members of Congress signed the letter.

Feb 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10), cofounders of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, reacted to the proposed budget from the Trump Administration to cut the entire federal investment in Puget Sound cleanup within the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget. 

Jan 25, 2018 Press Release

For the sixth annual Valentines for Veterans Drive, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is encouraging students of all ages around the South Sound to pen and design valentines for local first responders as well as veterans. The cards are one way to say to these heroes, “thank you for your service and for keeping us safe.”

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 18, 2018 – Following the House passage of a continuing resolution to fund the federal government for less than a month, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Washington Representatives Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck and Washington’s Senators, Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, led the Democratic members of Washington’s Congressional Delegation in asking the Acting Administrator of Federal Railroad Administration, Heath Hall, for a comprehensive update on the current status of Positive Train Control’s implementation.

Jan 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2018 – Following the January 4 announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice to withdraw the Cole guidance, today Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) sent a letter to U.S.

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Jun 4, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Eleven health insurers, in 74 health plans proposed for Washington's 2019 health insurance market, would increase rates by an average of 19.08 percent.
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Jun 4, 2018 In The News
Tacoma Weekly News
The proposed increases in individual market premium rates for 2019 prompted Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) to released the following statement:
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May 28, 2018 In The News
BNA
Broadcom Ltd. CEO Hock Tan posed for a photo with President Donald Trump in November at the White House after he triumphantly announced he would relocate the headquarters of his Singapore-based company to the U.S.
May 25, 2018 In The News
This week, both the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee held markups of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA). This legislation reforms the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an interagency committee tasked with reviewing inbound foreign investment resulting from mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions in order to protect national security. The House and Senate committees added several amendments to each version of FIRRMA during their markups, and these changes are outlined below.
May 24, 2018 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
A project that will capture Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s value to neighboring communities and Washington state was unveiled May 17 during a South Sound Military and Communities Partnership breakfast meeting at the Eagles Pride Golf Course and Conference Center.
May 24, 2018 In The News
Military Officers Association of America
From credit for retirement pay for Reserve troops' maternity leave to tracking burn-pit exposure, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act could bring comprehensive changes to the military
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.
May 22, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., broke with fellow state Democrats on Tuesday, and voted with Republicans for a partial rollback in banking rules, enacted in the Dodd-Frank Act to curb abuses that fueled the Great Recession.