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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Mar 21, 2016 Press Release
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 2393, the Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015, to extend foreclosure protection for military homeowners from 90 days to a one year period until January 1, 2018. Rep. Stephen Fincher (TN-08), Rep. Steve Stivers (OH-15), and Heck filed a House companion to S. 2393 (H.R. 4252) on December 16, 2015, and applauded the passage before April 1, when servicemembers would have been first affected by the time crunch.
Feb 29, 2016 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10) introduced a bill to help communities stop the spread of toxic stormwater runoff into key waterways. The legislation would create financing incentives to help state, Tribal, and local governments invest in Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI).
Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 24, 2016 – Today Congress got one step closer to restoring tribal sovereignty, and giving Tribes control of their own trust asset management plans.

Feb 1, 2016 Press Release

For the fourth annual Valentines for Veterans Drive, Congressman Heck 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.”

Congressman Heck and his office will then deliver the cards to veteran organizations on Valentine’s Day.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) following the vote on Consolidated Appropriations, or “Omnibus”, which passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 316-113 as House Amendment #1 to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2029:

Dec 15, 2015 Press Release

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.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

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.

Nov 30, 2015 Press Release

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.

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

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:

Oct 28, 2015 Press Release

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.

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Nov 16, 2017 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Trump administration was wrong and reckless, sending a "terrible message to the rest of the world," when it decided this week to allow the import of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia, six Washington members of Congress told President Trump in a letter.
Nov 16, 2017 In The News
JBLM Northwest Guardian
The Council of Military Educators of Washington state held their seventh annual conference inside Stone Education Center’s auditorium on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Monday.
Nov 13, 2017 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
The city of Puyallup will host a public memorial service on Sunday (Nov. 19) to honor Army Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, who died in an ambush in Niger last month.
Nov 3, 2017 In The News
Reuters
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will introduce bills as soon as Monday to toughen U.S. foreign investment rules amid growing concern about Chinese deals, according to a source familiar with the legislation.
Nov 2, 2017 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
Puyallup VFW Post 2224 will host its annual Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) at Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S Meridian. U.S. Congressman Denny Heck, 10th Congressional District, and Don Leingang, a retired U.S. Navy commander and executive director of the United Service Organization Northwest, are the featured speakers.
Oct 31, 2017 In The News
Mortgage Professional America
A bill introduced in the US Congress is proposing reforms to the reverse mortgage program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in an effort prevent unfair foreclosures on seniors.
Oct 30, 2017 In The News
The Daily Evergreen
Outside of Neill Public Library and across the state, flags flew half-staff in remembrance of a Puyallup Green Beret, who died earlier this month in an ambush that killed him and three other soldiers in Niger.
Oct 29, 2017 In The News
The News Tribune

A soldier assigned to a Joint Base Lewis-McChord battalion died Oct. 27 in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Sunday.

Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims, 36, died from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash in the Logar Province of Afghanistan. Sims was 36, from Juneau Alaska and serving in the 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment based at JBLM.

Oct 24, 2017 In The News
Roll Call
Former New Jersey Rep. Scott Garrett faces an unusual combination of Democrats and business groups opposing his nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank as the Senate hearing on his confirmation approaches.
Oct 24, 2017 In The News
Business Insurance
Some insurance industry stakeholders are urging Congress to limit the role of the federal government in regulating the sector, including eliminating or drastically reducing the scope of the Federal Insurance Office.