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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington


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Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3906, the Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act, to establish a stormwater infrastructure funding task force to study and provide recommendations on how to better address the impact of stormwater on waterways and communities throughout the country including Puget Sound, the nation’s largest estuary.
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, a bipartisan, bicameral group of Washington state lawmakers sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, urging the Energy Department to maintain the place of the Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs), including the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), within the department’s reporting structure.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME:

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – While world leaders and CEOs of global companies are in town for the 2018 World Gas Conference, U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ted Poe (TX-02) introduced the Protect European Energy Security Act. The bill requires the executive branch to explain the implications of the Russian Gazprom Nord Stream 2 project to the American people, and how the U.S.

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, led by U.S. Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) will introduce a resolution before the United States Congress declaring June 2018 “National Orca Protection Month,” to honor the iconic endangered whales.

Jun 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Less than a week after the Independent Community Bankers of America expressed their support for the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, the Credit Union National Association has now joined the chorus for the path forward for financial institutions to provide banking services to marijuana-related businesses and customers. 

Jun 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following the meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the New Democrat Coalition’s Housing Task Force Co-Chairs Reps.

Jun 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement of the proposed increases in individual market premium rates for 2019, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:



Apr 27, 2018 In The News
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 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
The Spokesman-Review
No matter how well a cannabis farmer or retailer goes by the book and follows every regulation, not everyone wants their legally-earned money.
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.
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 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 16, 2018 In The News
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
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.