WASHINGTON, D.C. – Soon President Barack Obama is expected to sign the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act into law, renaming the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge after the tribal leader and nationally known activist from the Pacific Northwest. The bill, H.R. 2270, advanced out of the House on November 30 by a vote of 413-2, and passed in the Senate on December 14 by unanimous consent.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Months after the Export-Import Bank of the United States’ authority lapsed, the House of Representatives voted again to approve the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank as an amendment to the 5-year, $300 billion highway bill. The bill now heads to the Senate where it is expected to pass.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives passed the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act by a vote of 413-2. The bill, H.R. 2270, previously advanced out of the House Natural Resources Committee by a unanimous vote, will now go to the U.S. Senate for consideration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) released the following statement following the vote in the House of Representatives on H.R. 4038 today:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives successfully passed H.R. 597, the Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act, to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States until 2019.
Washington D.C. – Today Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) thanked the members of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) for voting to support the Promoting United Government Efforts to Save Our Sound (PUGET SOS) Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representative Denny Heck (D-Wash.) thanked the House Natural Resources Committee for their unanimous support to advance the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act.
During the full committee markup, members of the House Natural Resources Committee passed the Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act, H.R. 2270.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) announced the Thurston County Economic Development Council Business Resource Center was selected to receive a U.S. Small Business Administration grant of $189,000 to provide small businesses the opportunity to expand in order to support local jobs and grow the local economy.