Joe Heck

Joe Heck


Congressman and others officially open VA clinic in Laughlin


Heck Cuts Ribbon at Laughlin VA Health Clinic Grand Opening


LAS VEGAS -- Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the Laughlin VA Health Clinic. Today's ribbon cutting marks the culmination of years of work between the public and private sectors to bring a VA facility to Laughlin.

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Nevada Rep. Joe Heck Holding it Down In Congress for Military Families


Rep. Joe Heck Issues Statement on Latest Killings in Iraq


LAS VEGAS - Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) released the following statement on the latest killings in Iraq.

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Heck will officiate at VA clinic ceremony


Heck Military Dependent Student Identifier Amendment Added to Student Success Act


WASHINGTON -- An amendment offered by Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) to establish a military dependent student identifier was today added to H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, during a House Committee on Education and the Workforce legislative mark-up.

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Heck Named Chairman of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Subcommittee on Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture


Will also serve on Emerging Threats Subcommittee

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today announced being named Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture Subcommittee by HPSCI full committee Chairman Devin Nunes.

Rep. Heck was also selected to serve on the Emerging Threats Subcommittee.

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Heck Issues Statement on Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission Report


WASHINGTON -- Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03), Chairman of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the release of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission report.

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Heck Applauds House Passage of Youth Trafficking Victim Support Bill


Bill part of legislative package aimed at achieving the dual goals of ending human trafficking, assisting the victims

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) today applauded House passage of H.R. 468, the Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims for Youth Trafficking Act of 2015. The legislation provides increased support to runaway and homeless youth who are victims of human trafficking.

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Heck Welcomes Jodi Goldberg as State of the Union Guest


WASHINGTON -- Congressman Joe Heck (NV-03) tonight welcomed Jodi Goldberg as his guest at the 2015 State of the Union address.

"I hope Jodi enjoys tonight's address and I look forward to continuing our work together to pass the Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act of 2015," Rep. Heck said.

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Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-3252
Fax 202-225-2185

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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