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Joe Heck (Joseph John Heck) was born on 30 October, 1961 in Jamaica, New York, United States, is a U.S. Representative.

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Age 59 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 30 October 1961
Birthday 30 October
Birthplace Jamaica, New York, United States
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2016

Heck authored the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act which prevents disabled veterans who receive in-home care from the VA from having their housing benefits reduced. The bill became law in 2016.

In July 2015, Heck announced that he would run for the U.S. Senate seat left open due to Harry Reid’s retirement. The Republican and Democratic primaries, which were both contested, took place on June 14, 2016.

Heck supported Donald Trump’s candidacy for president until the Donald Trump and Billy Bush recording controversy of October 2016. Heck then withdrew his support.

In a recording of Heck at a private event in October 2016, he said he believed Trump may hurt other Republicans’ electoral bids. Prior to the election, he did not say whether or not he would vote for Trump.

Heck lost to Catherine Cortez Masto in the 2016 general election, held on November 8, 2016. He carried 16 of Nevada’s 17 counties and county equivalents. However, he could not overcome an 82,000-vote deficit in Clark County.

2015

In 2015, Heck voted to eliminate the estate tax. In 2010, he signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge by Americans for Tax Reform. He has been critical of Governor Brian Sandoval’s Commerce Tax. He is opposed to raising the federal minimum wage in favor of leaving the decision to local governments.

In 2015, Heck cosponsored a bill with Democrat Tulsi Gabbard that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to Filipinos who fought in World War II, who now live in the Philippines and the United States.

In 2015, he voted to more strenuously police immigration from Syria and Iraq.

2014

Heck opposed United States involvement in Libya, saying, “We are already engaged in military operations on two fronts, and Libya opened a third. We cannot afford the troops or taxpayer dollars—especially without a national security objective.”

In August 2014, Heck broke ranks with the Republican Party and voted against a bill that would have dismantled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

2013

Although Heck had earlier announced he would challenge incumbent Republican Jim Gibbons for governor, he decided against it in favor of a run for Nevada’s 3rd congressional district. He defeated incumbent Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Dina Titus, 48%–47%, a difference of 1,748 votes. Titus only held the position for one term after she defeated incumbent Republican Jon C. Porter in 2008.

2012

Heck was one of three freshmen named to the House Republican Steering Committee in the 112th Congress. He was re-elected to the Republican Steering Committee in both 2012 and 2014. Heck was ranked as the 74th most bipartisan member of the U.S. House of Representatives during the 114th United States Congress (and the most bipartisan member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Nevada) in the Bipartisan Index created by The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy that ranks members of the United States Congress by their degree of bipartisanship (by measuring the frequency each member’s bills attract co-sponsors from the opposite party and each member’s co-sponsorship of bills by members of the opposite party).

In 2012, when asked about climate change and regulating carbon dioxide, he stated: “When you start looking at trying to regulate something like carbon dioxide, which is a natural, biological process, you start running into areas of confusion” and “I think certainly over the millennia, we’ve seen changes in our climate both ways, and I think throughout the future millennia we will continue to see climate change that goes both ways. But the issue for this election is not what’s going to be happening in the next 200 years, it’s going to be what’s happening in the next 12 months.”

In 2012, he voted to reauthorize the expiring Violence Against Women Act.

2011

Heck was the president, owner, and medical director of Specialized Medical Operations until 2011. The company provided medical training, consulting, and operational support to law enforcement agencies, EMS, and military special operations. Heck has lectured and is published on special operations medical support, the medical response to acts of terrorism, and emergency preparedness and response.

In 2011, as a representative, Heck voted to prevent the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.

Heck supports an audit of the Federal Reserve and a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. Heck voted against increasing the debt limit in 2011, stating “Raising the debt ceiling without significant spending cuts will only prolong the uncertainty preventing an economic recovery”.

In 2011, Heck called Social Security a “pyramid scheme”. The remark aroused a political controversy in Nevada, and Heck clarified that he meant to refer to it as an “inverted pyramid”. He has suggested that today’s young people may need to retire later to keep the program fiscally viable.

In 2011, Heck voted for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. In 2011, Heck voted not to withdraw American troops from the war in Afghanistan.

In 2011, he voted to prohibit federal funding of National Public Radio, and to support the continuing use of federal funds for NASCAR sponsorships.

2010

In 2010, he signed the Americans for Prosperity’s No Climate Tax pledge. He supports an “all of the above” energy policy which includes natural gas, domestic oil production, and alternative energy sources such as wind, solar, hydropower, geothermal and nuclear.

Heck easily defeated primary opponent Sharron Angle, who had narrowly lost to Harry Reid in 2010. Heck’s campaign received millions of dollars of indirect support from the Koch brothers, according to the New York Times. The Kochs paid for ads on his behalf and for millions of dollars of ads against his rival, and whose organizations have 30 paid staff members working in Nevada. Heck was, in the 3rd quarter of 2016, the House member receiving the largest amount of political donations. His opponents, including organized labor and environmental groups, spent significant sums on advertising against him.

2008

After redistricting, Heck decided to run in the newly redrawn 3rd district, which Obama won in 2008 with 54% of the vote. On November 6, he defeated Speaker of the Nevada Assembly John Oceguera 50%–43%.

2004

Heck was first elected to the Nevada Senate to represent Clark County’s 5th district in 2004, after defeating Senator Ann O’Connell in the Republican primary. Heck narrowly lost re-election in 2008 to Democrat Shirley Breeden by a margin of 47% to 46% and a plurality of 765 votes. Libertarian T. Rex Hagan received 4,754 votes (8%).

1998

From 1998 to 2003, Heck served as the medical director of the Casualty Care Research Center of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, where he provided medical support for several federal law enforcement agencies and oversight for the medical response to acts of terrorism. Heck started his medical career as a volunteer firefighter and ambulance attendant in rural Pennsylvania. He volunteered as a Medical Team Manager with the Nevada Urban Search & Rescue Team – Task Force 1 and as a member of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Search & Rescue team. He served as a tactical physician with the LVMPD SWAT team.

1991

Heck served in the United States Army Reserve since 1991 and was promoted to brigadier general in 2014. He has commanded a Medical Readiness Support Group overseeing more than 2,000 soldiers in 6 western states, and continues to serve in this capacity while in Congress. He has served in Operation Joint Endeavor, Operation Noble Eagle, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. His last deployment was in January 2008 when he commanded an emergency room in a combat hospital outside Baghdad.

1979

Heck was born in Jamaica, Queens, a neighborhood of New York City, and was raised in Pennsylvania, where he graduated from Wallenpaupack Area High School in 1979. He graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1984 with a degree in Health Education. He is a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and obtained a residency in Emergency Medicine in 1992 at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. In 1992, he moved to Clark County, Nevada. He earned a Masters of Strategic Studies degree from the U.S. Army War College in 2006.

1961

Joseph John Heck (born October 30, 1961) is an American U.S. Army Brigadier General, physician, and politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Nevada’s 3rd congressional district from 2011 to 2017. Heck, a Republican, is a board-certified physician and served as a Nevada State Senator from 2004 to 2008. He ran for the United States Senate in 2016.