WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) spoke out on the House floor during debate on the Republican’s 37th attempt to repeal all or part of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. He likened their multiple attempts to the definition of insanity: doing the same thing again and again expecting a different result.
HAYWARD, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that Porifera, Inc. in Hayward, located in the Fifteenth Congressional District, was awarded a nearly $150,000 Department of Energy (DOE) grant for small businesses to develop clean energy technologies.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) participated in the first House hearing on the Boston bombings, held by the Committee on Homeland Security, to begin answering questions prompted by the attack, evaluate our emergency response efforts and learn how we can better prepare for a similar attack.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to H.R. 1406, the so-called Working Families Flexibility Act, which in reality undermines American workers and harms the middle class. This bill severely weakens the right of wage workers to overtime pay.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that U.S. Representative Chris Collins (R-NY) will be the lead Republican co-sponsor of H.R. 952, the Main Street Revival Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) launched “Congress in your Classroom” by video-conferencing into an Introduction to Sociology class taught by Hayward City Councilman Mark Salinas at Las Positas College in Livermore. Swalwell discussed his role as a Congressman and took questions from the students during the Skype video conference.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced legislation to name the U.S. Post Office in Dublin after the late Dr. James ‘Jim’ Kohnen, a lifelong public servant of the Tri-Valley community. The legislation was co-sponsored by all 53 Democratic and Republican Members of California’s Congressional Delegation.
Pleasanton, CA -- U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today praised the decision by TSA to delay implementation of its revised prohibited items policy that would allow certain knives and sporting equipment onboard airplanes until further engagement with stakeholders such as flight attendants and pilots. Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Swalwell issued the following statement following his vote in favor of H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA):
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today honored teacher Ms. Miroslaba “Lili” Velo of Hayward’s Tennyson High School on the floor of the House of Representatives for being named the 2013 Outstanding Senior High School Teacher of the Year by the California Council for Social Studies. Below are Rep. Swalwell’s remarks and the video:
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