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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

For the fifth 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 veterans. The cards are one way to say to veterans, “thank you for your service.”

Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi selected Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) to serve on the prestigious House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in the new Congress.

Rep. Heck released the following statement on the appointment:

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) released a statement calling on Members of Congress to reject H. Res. 5, House Rules Package for 115th Congress that strips the Office of Congressional Ethics of its independence and ability to investigate Members of Congress:

Dec 15, 2016 Press Release

OLYMPIA, WASH. – Today Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) released a statement calling on Congress to establish an independent commission to further investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election:

Nov 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the vote on H.R. 5711, a bill that if signed into law would undermine the Iran Nuclear Agreement by prohibiting U.S. sales of commercial jets to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) issued a statement expressing his concern about this proposal going forward:

Oct 21, 2016 Press Release

Statement from Congressman Denny Heck:

Oct 18, 2016 Press Release
Today officials from the Obama administration and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and U.S. Reps. Denny Heck, Derek Kilmer and Rick Larsen announced new federal actions to help protect and recover the health of Puget Sound, one of the nation’s largest estuaries. These actions demonstrate a firm commitment from the federal government to help restore Puget Sound, and are similar to federal actions taken in recent years to protect other large aquatic ecosystems, such as the Chesapeake Bay and the Great Lakes.
Oct 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In order to incentivize financial investment in Indian Country and other underserved communities, Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA) and Congresswoman Kristi Noem (R-SD) have introduced new legislation to improve the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program.

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 29, 2016 – U.S. Representative Denny Heck of Washington state has introduced a bill to address the certification gap that many transitioning service members experience once they leave the military and enter the civilian job market.

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2016 – Today the World Trade Organization found that the European Union gave illegal subsidies to Airbus to encourage the purchase of A350 XWB airplanes manufactured by the European company.

Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released a statement following news of the WTO decision:

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Mar 13, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Investigations into Russia’s attack on our democracy by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the Senate are more important than ever, now that the House Intelligence Committee has abdicated its responsibility.
Mar 13, 2018 In The News
CBS News
House Democrats are expressing outrage over the decision by their House Republican counterparts to end the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and collusion, arguing that they haven't uncovered the truth.
Mar 9, 2018 In The News
The Suburban Times
Friday, 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.
Feb 27, 2018 In The News
Business Insider
President Donald Trump's longtime aide Hope Hicks was meeting with the House intelligence committee Tuesday for a closed-door interview as part of the panel's Russia investigation.
Feb 27, 2018 In The News
Politico
When asked about the growing national debt, Jerome Powell repeated an increasingly common refrain from Fed officials: 'We're not on a sustainable fiscal path.'
Feb 22, 2018 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
Senator Patty Murray got a look at a few new educational facilities on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Feb. 16 as she toured Evergreen Elementary School and the JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services.
Feb 20, 2018 In The News
The Hill
A bipartisan group of 68 House lawmakers are urging Senate leaders to get the Export-Import Bank running at full speed again.
Feb 15, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Congress is considering $2.5 billion in grants and loans to help railroads finish installing their long-delayed Positive Train Control networks.
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Feb 14, 2018 In The News
The Dispatch
Pierce County sued manufacturers of prescription opioids last Thursday, the day before politicians with various county constituencies joined professionals from the fields of healthcare, education and substance abuse at an invitation-only summit meeting on the issue of opiod abuse.
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Feb 14, 2018 In The News
King 5 News
Instead of flowers or candy, thousands of South Sound veterans and first responders are getting handmade Valentines this year, thanks to their Congressman.
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