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Rep. Swalwell recognizes Marine Sergeant Zachary George, a native of San Ramon, California, on the floor of the House of Representatives. Sergeant George was wounded in Afghanistan on February 4th and awarded a Purple Heart.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) last night put his heart and reputation on the line to play for the Democrats in the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity, which dates back to 1909. Democrats shutout the Republicans with a victory of 22-0, the team’s fifth consecutive win.
WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) applauded passage today of his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2014. The amendment fixes a bureaucratic issue that was prohibiting military bands from playing at community events like the Scottish Games in Pleasanton if the organization funds the band’s expenses.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced that the Bay Area organization Save The Bay was awarded a $75,000 federal grant to help reach the goal of restoring 25 acres of wetlands in the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve in Hayward. The grant was provided through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Migratory Bird Conservation Commission.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) announcement today that it will continue to ban all knives onboard planes.
WASHINGTON, DC – An amendment introduced by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell’s (CA-15) to protect mass transit systems like BART from terrorist attacks passed the House of Representatives by voice vote yesterday. The amendment requires that $97.5 million in H.R. 2217, the Department of Homeland Security funding bill, be allocated for mass transit security programs. Without Rep.
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The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.
The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States H
The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).