State 10th District Congressman its Denny by
Heck checks in
week, I returned to the halls of Congress to
continue advocating for the interests of the South Sound. Before we
move on to
the 114th Congress, I'd like to update you on what I am doing while
session is still underway.
VETERANS IN THE WORKPLACE Last
month, I spoke to business and military leaders at the Joint Base
Lewis-McChord's Service Member for Life Transition Summit.
COMMUTE Act would help secure funds from the Defense
Department to improve
roads near military installations, including I-5 around JBLM.
I’m happy to
report that Congressman Walter Jones, a Republican who represents Camp
in North Carolina, has signed on to support the COMMUTE Act.
is a member of the House Armed Services Committee and along with the
my friend and colleague, the Committee’s Ranking Member Adam Smith, I’m
confident more progress can be made.
more, please check out this
short clip about the COMMUTE Act. ADDRESSING
DISEASES UNDERWATER Sea
stars are a keystone species, which means when their
threatened, the cascading effect on other marine life
devastating. Many have noticed the wasting away of sea stars in Puget
and many scientists are alarmed by this trend.
is currently no federal process in place to address an emergency marine
disease. My Marine Disease Emergency Act would change that,
research to provide recommendations to respond effectively.
you for taking the time to read about a few of the items I am working
your representative. To keep up with more of my work in Washington,
well as in the district, you can like
my page on Facebook or follow
me on Twitter.
this will affect YOU!
Cable companies are
trying to create an unequal playing
field for internet speeds, but they're doing it so boringly that most
outlets aren't covering it.
John Oliver explains the controversy and lets viewers know how they can
their displeasure to the FCC.