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Rep. Heck plans five ‘Discuss It’ meetings with 10th district voters

OlympianAugust 8, 2013 

U.S. Rep. Denny Heck


Freshman U.S. Rep. Denny Heck is gearing up to meet the public in five sessions over the next two weeks – all devoted to a different topic. The Olympia Democrat – elected last year to a new 10th Congressional District that ranges from Thurston County north to Shelton, University Place and Puyallup – is calling them “bipartisan conversations.’’

They range from the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan to the budget and how to let banks legally finance marijuana businesses that comply with state law under voter-approved marijuana legalization measure, Initiative 502.

Here is a description of the public events – taken verbatim from an email that Heck’s office put out announcing the events:

Afghanistan and the United States: The Past, Present and Future

Tuesday, August 13, 10 AM

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, Fireside Room in Cascade Building

9401 Farwest Drive Southwest, Lakewood, WA 98498


Balancing the Budget: Setting our National Priorities

Wednesday, August 14, 6 PM

Pierce College Puyallup, Multi-Purpose Room in College Center Building

1601 39th Avenue SE, Puyallup, WA 98374

This is an interactive simulation.


Puget Sound Cleanup: Protecting our Shared Heritage

Tuesday, August 20, 1 PM

326 East D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421

Space is limited; please RSVP to 253-208-6172 or 360-459-8514


Women, Children and Families: The Impact of Federal Policy on Domestic Violence Prevention, Equal Pay and Healthcare

Wednesday, August 21, 6 PM

South Puget Sound Community College, Building 26, Room 101

2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512


 Preventing Violent Crime and Tax Evasion: Letting Legitimate Marijuana Businesses Use the Banking System

Thursday, August 22, 6 PM

Olympia City Hall


601 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501

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