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Denny Heck sworn-in to Congress –
Opens Lacey District Office

Congressman Denny Heck was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker John Boehner January 3rd, 2013.
Rep. Heck with the 113th Freshmen class, standing on the center balcony,
4th from the right end

From the Press Release:
On his first day in office, Congressman Denny Heck has officially opened his district office. The early and prompt opening reflects Congressman Hecks desire to keep his focus on his home district.

Congressman Heck and his district staff will use the office to meet with constituents who have concerns about pending legislation or who need assistance in dealing with federal agencies. Roel van der Lugt, formerly of Congressman Adam Smiths office, will serve as District Director.

The office is located on the third floor of Lacey City Hall. Mayor Virgil Clarkson commented that the location of Congressman Hecks District Office in Laceys City Hall is a proud example of the way we can make government at both the local as well as the national level more open and accessible to our citizens. This partnership will be of great value to our community.

Lacey, WA Office
420 College Street SE
Suite 3000
Lacey, WA 98503
Hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday Friday

Washington, DC Office
425 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-9740
Hours: M-F 9-5:30pm

Congressman Hecks new website also went online today. It can be found at www.dennyheck.house.gov

“Congressman Denny Heck Named to House Financial Services Committee”

“In a rare appointment for a freshman Member of Congress, Congressman Denny Heck has been selected by his colleagues to serve on the House Financial Services Committee. The Committee is one of only four exclusive committees in the Housethe other three being Appropriations, Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce.”

“Due to the expansive list of policy concerns that fall within the Committees jurisdiction, Members who serve on one of the four exclusive committees are not permitted to serve on other House committees. As such, the Congressman will give up his seat on the House Budget Committee, which is a non-exclusive committee, to accept this high-profile appointment. Only six other members of the 49 member freshman Democratic class were named to an exclusive committee,” quoting Rep. Heck’s website.
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