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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) delivered the following remarks at a Science, Space & Technology Committee markup of H.R. 756, the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013, which helps develop our nation’s capabilities for cyberdefense through R&D and developing comprehensive security standards.
HAYWARD, CA – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today visited Hayward to announce H.R. 952, the Main Street Revival Act, which aims to help businesses start and grow in targeted, distressed neighborhoods. Swalwell announced the bill in front of an empty storefront to highlight an area that would benefit from the legislation. The Main Street Revival Act originated from Swalwell’s pledge that if elected his first bill in Congress would focus on local economic development and energizing small businesses.
LIVERMORE, CA – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today attended the announcement of the public-private partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and Livermore-based solar energy company Cool Earth Solar, both located within Swalwell’s district. The five-year agreement will pioneer the company’s unique solar energy technology at Sandia’s Livermore Valley Open Campus, which brings academia and business together with researchers from the national laboratories to work on today’s biggest science and engineering problems.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement tonight following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress: