U.S. Rep. Denny Heck gave his first floor speech today in the House, and he used his time to ask for support for Olympia High School baseball coach and English teacher Todd McDougall, who was diagnosed last month with an inoperable brain cancer. Heck is an Olympia Democrat in the state’s new 10th Congressional District.
Heck is an Olympia Democrat in the state’s new 10th Congressional District. The video of his short speech is here.
Heck’s office released the following text of his remarks:
An account to benefit McDougall and his family has been set up at Twin Star Credit Union, and the Facebook page set up by friends of McDougall is here.
Update to 12:39 p.m. post: There also is a PayPal account link here.