Joe Heck

Joe Heck

NEVADA's 3rd DISTRICT

Bill streamlines college student aid

2015/07/27


Rep. Joe Heck Statement on Appointment of Permanent Director for Reno VARO

2015/07/21

WASHINGTON - Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today released the following statement on the appointment of Ms. Shelia Jackson as the new permanent Director of the Reno VA Regional Office (VARO).

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Nevadans back bill aimed at child sex abuse

2015/07/17


Reps. Heck, Clark Introduce Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Act

2015/07/15

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today joined Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-Mass) to introduce the Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Act, legislation to protect children from sexual abuse. The legislation adds an additional use to an existing grant program to fund child sexual abuse awareness and prevention programs that provide age-appropriate lessons to primary and secondary school students on how to recognize and safely report sexual abuse.

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Rep. Joe Heck Statement on Announced Nuclear Deal with Iran

2015/07/14

WASHINGTON - Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today released the following statement regarding the announced nuclear deal with Iran.

"As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, I will carefully review every provision of this deal to check it against benchmarks I believe would prevent Iran from obtaining the capability to develop a nuclear weapon.

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Rep. Joe Heck Statement on President Obama's Basin and Range Monument Designation

2015/07/10

WASHINGTON - Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today released the following statement on President Obama's Basin and Range Monument designation.

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Heck Backs 21st Century Cures Act

2015/07/10

WASHINGTON - Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today backed House passage of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act. The legislation, which passed on an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 344 to 77, will bring U.S. healthcare innovation into the 21st Century.

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Reps. Heck, Ruiz Introduce Bill to Increase Access to Medical School for Students at Hispanic Serving Institutions

2015/06/29

WASHINGTON - Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today announced the introduction of legislation aimed at increasing access to medical school for students at Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). The legislation, H.R. 2927, leverages existing grant dollars to facilitate student advancement from 4 year schools or community colleges to medical school. Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-CA), a medical doctor, joined Rep. Heck as the bill's lead Democratic sponsor.  

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Rep. Joe Heck Statement on Being Named to FY2016 NDAA Conference Committee

2015/06/25

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03), chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, today released the following statement on being named as a conferee to the FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act (FY16 NDAA) House-Senate conference committee.

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Acceptable deal between West, Iran requires strong negotiating

2015/06/25


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Iran deal, foreign policy update from Rep. Joe Heck

2015-07-27 12:52:14


Rep. Joe Heck: we need patient-driven healthcare solutions

2015-06-24 20:01:09


Rep. Heck: US trade with other countries supports Nevada jobs

2015-05-26 13:14:46


Congressman Joe Heck Commemorates Memorial Day 2015

2015-05-19 15:22:28


Rep. Heck's Bill to End Veterans Homelessness Passes House

2015-05-19 14:42:46


Heck: The National Defense Authorization is for funding DEFENSE

2015-05-14 13:01:16


Rep. Joe Heck Hosts Job Fair and Career Skills Workshop

2015-05-11 20:58:31


8 NEWS NOW - Heck Bill Included in Senate-Passed Anti-Trafficking Package

2015-04-23 15:53:30


Rep. Joe Heck MILPERS Subcommittee Mark Opening Statement

2015-04-23 14:09:07


Rep. Joe Heck's Walking Tour of Downtown Henderson's Water Street District

2015-04-20 16:06:48


13 Action News - Heck's solution to Nevada doctor shortage: More residency partnerships

2015-04-01 13:12:07


My week working in #NV03 in 3 minutes

2015-03-16 15:34:43


Rep. Heck Around #NV03 - Laughlin VA Health Clinic

2015-02-24 14:21:23


Rep. Heck Around #NV03 - Sandy Valley

2015-02-24 13:59:15


Rep. Joe Heck Questions Administration's National Security Strategy

2015-02-13 17:04:50


Rep. Heck's Military Dependent Student Identifier Amendment Added to Student Success Act

2015-02-11 18:22:06


Rep. Joe Heck on #MCRMC Report

2015-02-05 22:08:02


Rep. Joe Heck Holds First Hearing as MILPERS Chairman

2015-02-03 23:07:27


Rep. Heck's Youth Trafficking Victim Support Bill Passes House

2015-01-26 14:03:46


Rep. Joe Heck invites special guest to #SOTU2015

2015-01-21 17:43:02


Contact Information

132 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-3252
Fax 202-225-2185
heck.house.gov

On November 2, 2010, Joe Heck was elected to the United States Congress as Nevada’s Representative for the Third Congressional District. Heck is only the third person to hold this seat since its creation. He serves on the Education and Workforce Committee, and the Armed Services Committee where he is Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. He was also the only freshman appointed to serve on the House Permanent Committee on Intelligence, and chairs the Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence.

Dr. Heck has more than 25 years in public service as a physician, Army Reservist, and community volunteer. Previously, Heck served as a volunteer firefighter and ambulance attendant, Search & Rescue team member, and SWAT physician. A Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, he was called to active duty three times, including a deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

As a small business owner, he served as the President and Medical Director of Specialized Medical Operations, Inc., a corporation dedicated to providing quality medical training, consulting, and operational support to Law Enforcement, EMS and Military Special Operations. Dr. Heck has lectured and published widely on special operations medical support, the medical response to acts of terrorism, and emergency preparedness and response.

Dr. Heck represented Nevada State Senate District 5 from 2004 through 2008, serving on the Natural Resources, Human Resources and Education, and the Commerce and Labor Committees, and as Vice-Chair of the Transportation and Homeland Security Committee.

Born in New York and raised in Pennsylvania, Joe moved to Southern Nevada in 1992. A 1984 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Health Education, he received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988, and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in 1992. In July 2006 he graduated from the U.S. Army War College, earning a Masters of Strategic Studies.

Joe is a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 13456, American Legion Paradise Post 149, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 36 and Catholic War Veterans Post 1947. He enjoys reading and playing/coaching lacrosse.

Joe and his wife Lisa, a registered nurse, have three children: Monica, Chelsea, and Joseph III.


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Mark Amodei

NEVADA's 2nd DISTRICT

Crescent Hardy

NEVADA's 4th DISTRICT

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