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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

OLYMPIA, WASH. – After receiving news of the death of Puyallup native Staff Sergeant Bryan C. Black from the Department of Defense, U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Oct 3, 2017 Press Release

"Our hearts are with the Las Vegas community impacted by the violence at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival. We grieve with the families and friends of the victims, and we grieve with the survivors of this horrifying attack. All of their lives are forever changed, and they will need our continued support and efforts to stop this from ever happening again.

Sep 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After evaluating the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Republican legislation currently before the Senate, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) gave the following statement:

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Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the Trump Administration decided to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday during debate to determine federal funding for energy and water programs, the U.S.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to expand sanctions against Russia for meddling in the 2016 election:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, U.S. Representative Gwen Moore (WI-04), and U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to remove Scott Garrett from consideration to be the president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Today, House Democrats, led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, alongside Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA), Financial Services Committee Member, introduced legislation that would protect the

Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2017 to improve and extend education benefits provided to veterans:

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Apr 27, 2018 In The News
Insurance News
The American Council of Life Insurers issued the following statement by President and CEO Dirk Kempthorne regarding the introduction of the Primary Regulators of Insurance Vote Act:
Apr 27, 2018 In The News
TDN.com
Native American tribes have been free to own and operate breweries and wineries since the 1950s, but they are still prohibited from operating distilleries on tribal land under a 184-year-old law. That would change under a bill co-sponsored by Southwest Washington Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, who is proposing to repeal a 19th-century prohibition on tribal distilleries.
Apr 20, 2018 In The News
Rail Passengers Association
The Rail Passengers Association (RPA) recognized Jim Hamre's life and memory by posthumously awarding him the Association's Golden Spike Award at the Association’s Congressional Reception. Hamre was a strong advocate for passenger rail in the Pacific Northwest as a member of RPA and vice president of All Aboard Washington.
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Apr 17, 2018 In The News
Nikkei Asian Review
U.S. lawmakers are moving to dramatically widen government oversight of foreign investments with an eye toward keeping advanced technology out of China's hands.
Apr 17, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
President Trump, doing a backroom political deal, has promised that states can enact their own marijuana laws and regulations, and that there will be no Justice Department crackdown on states where recreational pot is legal.
Apr 16, 2018 In The News
WFAE
As the debate over tariffs on Chinese products and a potential trade war intensifies, there’s another battle emerging. It concerns a multi-governmental agency called CFIUS - the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. CFIUS reviews foreign purchases of American companies to make sure they don’t jeopardize national security.
Apr 5, 2018 In The News
KIRO 7
Three pot stores were broken into within the last week in the Puget Sound area -- the latest, happened Thursday morning in Tacoma.
Mar 30, 2018 In The News
Raw Story
Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Friday that the FBI would only have confiscated the phone of “Trump defender” Ted Malloch when they detained him in Boston earlier this week if they had evidence of collusion.
Mar 30, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Congress must ensure that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is able to complete his investigation. Washington’s 12-member delegation is mostly supportive, based on a survey conducted by this editorial board.
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
JBLM Northwest Gaurdian
Nearly 100 parents and youth learned how to apply for a congressional nomination to a military academy, as they packed the City Hall Council Chambers in Lacey Monday night for the first of two annual U.S. Service Academy Information Nights.