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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.
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.


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.
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.
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.
Feb 13, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
All federal money to clean Puget Sound, and other major American waterways, would be eliminated under the 2019 budget proposed from the Trump administration.
Feb 13, 2018 In The News
Members of Congress who represent Puget Sound are pushing back against the Trump administration’s budget for 2019 in part because it would zero out all federal funding for cleanup and recovery of the iconic ecosystem.
Feb 9, 2018 In The News
Nisqually Valley News
Following President Donald Trump’s decision to slash funding to environmental agencies and subject the Pacific Northwest to offshore drilling, Nisqually Tribal Councilor Willie Frank III attended the State of the Union to address the negative effects to Indian Country.
Feb 7, 2018 In The News
The Hill
Last year, retail sales of whiskey reached $3.4 billion. By comparison, total marijuana sales across the U.S. hit nearly $9 billion in 2017 with estimates projecting sales will continue to rise to $11 billion in 2018 and $21 billion in 2021. Like whiskey, the marijuana industry in the U.S. is a multi-billion dollar industry, employs hundreds of thousands of people, and provides a significant revenue stream for communities across the country.
Feb 6, 2018 In The News
The Trump administration's top fiscal official appeared to voice support for letting marijuana businesses store their profits in banks.
Feb 5, 2018 In The News
The Puyallup Herald
When Congressman Denny Heck asked a class of third graders and kindergarteners at Maplewood Elementary School if they remembered the Amtrak train derailment in Dupont in December, there was a chorus of “Yes.”