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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C., January 25, 2019 – Following the news that the U.S. Department of Justice would charge former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone with witness tampering and obstruction of an official proceeding, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Jan 14, 2019 Press Release
For the seventh annual Valentines for Veterans Drive, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is encouraging local students to design and decorate valentines to thank veterans and first responders in the South Sound community. Congressman Heck and his office will deliver the cards to veterans’ organizations and first responders on Valentine’s Day.
Dec 15, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after a federal judge in Texas v. United States struck down the Affordable Care Act, including its protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
Dec 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced legislation to reverse a portion of the Republican tax scam that designated the moving expenses of federal employees working overseas as taxable income.

Oct 11, 2018 Press Release
Today, Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Denny Heck (D-WA), co-chairs of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, announced the introduction of H.R. 7041 the Preventing Pollution through Partnership (P3) Act, legislation that would help communities and businesses do their part to slow, filter and catch stormwater, the leading cause of pollution in Puget Sound.
Oct 2, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced a bill to rename the Tumwater Post Office to honor Eva G. Hewitt, who served as Tumwater’s first female postmaster from 1915 until her retirement in 1942.
Aug 30, 2018 Press Release
Today the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and Congressman Denny Heck (D-Wash.) celebrated the delivery of 22 competitive grant awards totaling $12,472,000 for the Affordable Housing Program in Washington state, the most ever awarded in a single year. The awards to 18 different housing partners range from $70,000 to $750,000 and will go towards providing housing for low-income families, seniors, persons with disabilities, homeless and at-risk youth in Washington.
Aug 13, 2018 Press Release

LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Today the Department of the Army announced the loss of Staff Sergeant Reymund R. Transfiguracion, a soldier supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) expressed his condolences and gratitude for Sergeant Transfiguracion’s service following the announcement:

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), a former Chair of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and U.S. Representative Denny Heck (D-WA) introduced a resolution to recognize the 29th anniversary of the Tribal Canoe Journey of the Tribal Nations of the Pacific Northwest and to congratulate the Puyallup Tribe for hosting the 2018 Power Paddle to the Puyallup.

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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.
May 21, 2018 In The News
BBC
You might expect Leo Chan to be pessimistic about the future of Ohio, a state in the American Midwest that has seen its former manufacturing might gutted by automation, foreign competition and the financial crisis. But Mr Chan, who moved to the state in 2000, says recently he's seen reason for optimism: a wave of investments by Chinese firms, which have purchased companies and opened factories and restaurants, helping to stem the region's employment and population declines.
May 18, 2018 In The News
The Washington Post
Eight House Democrats urged Trump in a letter not to terminate the position of White House cybersecurity coordinator.
May 17, 2018 In The News
The Hill
House Democrats are urging President Trump to reconsider his decision to scrap a top cyber policy adviser role following the administration's decision to eliminate the position aimed at coordinating the government's approach to cybersecurity policy across federal agencies.
May 13, 2018 In The News
Inside Sources
Over the past several years, cybsersecurity has become a growing concern for both the federal government and private corporations. Thus far, it has been largely a game of catch up, as security firms scramble to try to patch the holes discovered by hackers probing weaknesses in the system. As more and more of American life begins to move onto cloud servers and to store data on external databases, the need for data security has become more and more pronounced. In a paper last week, Paul Rosenzweig, a senior fellow at the R Street Institute, proposed a new model of cybersecurity oversight based on the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
May 10, 2018 In The News
Nisqually Valley News
The City of Yelm will host a free 5K run, walk, bike on the Friday before Memorial Day to remember service members who have lost their lives in the line of duty. This will be the city’s first Memorial Day event.
May 6, 2018 In The News
The Suburban Times
Are you interested in developing in Lakewood? Then you don’t want to miss the city of Lakewood’s annual Developer’s Forum, being held this year on June 14 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the McGavick Conference Center, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW in Lakewood.
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May 2, 2018 In The News
Defense Visual Information Distribution Service
Located on Byrd Street on Seminary Hill in Centralia sits a Washington National Guard Armory. The 133 ft. long by 99 ft. wide building shows its age, not because of the condition of the building, but the artwork on the building.
May 1, 2018 In The News
Business Wire
Dalia Martinez, IBC Bank executive vice president, testified at a hearing today in Washington, D.C. before the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit regarding FinCEN’s Customer Due Diligence Rule.
Apr 30, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The quiet, duplicitous firing of U.S. House of Representatives Chaplain, Jesuit priest Fr. Pat Conroy, a Washington state native, has left a Lutheran friend Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., "mad as hell, and "devastated and enraged."