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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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September 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Sharing Economy Caucus co-founder and co-chair Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) offered a statement in support of H.R. 5625, the Modernizing Government Travel Act. Introduced by Sharing Economy Caucus member Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), the bill passed the House on a 415-0 vote.

September 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) entered the following statement into the Congressional Record in support of H.R. 5111, the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016.  The House approved the bill on a voice vote. 

September 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA-15) and Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX-32) led a bipartisan effort to urge the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve access to clinical trials for cancer treatments.

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August 10, 2016 Press Release

PLEASANTON – Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Pleasanton) will hold two town hall meetings on Saturday, August 13 to provide 15th Congressional District residents with an update on his activities and to listen to any concerns and thoughts they want to share.

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August 8, 2016 Press Release

Swalwell Leads CA Members in Urging EPA to Support Renewable Fuels

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Monday led five of his California colleagues in writing to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to urge that it live up to Congress’ intent in enforcing the Renewable Fuel Standard.

July 16, 2016 Press Release

OAKLAND – Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Pleasanton) and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley hosted Patrick Grady, Member of the British Parliament, on Saturday at the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse to discuss gun violence issues. 

July 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Thursday introduced the Know Your Repayment Options Act to better serve nearly 42 million federal student loan borrowers. Swalwell introduced this bill with seven other members of the Future Forum.

July 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced the Strengthening Forgiveness for Public Servants Act to enhance the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP), which offers student loan forgiveness to teachers, police officers, public health workers and others who dedicate their careers to public service.

July 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty House Democrats led by Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) asked Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday to create a more transparent U.S. Congress by revising the policy that prohibits Members from using cameras on the House Floor.

The letter to Ryan also asks that C-SPAN be allowed to control its own camera feed, rather than having the cameras remain subject to House control.

June 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Wednesday joined dozens of his fellow House Democrats for a sit-in on the House floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republican leadership allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence.

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In The News

April 27, 2016 In The News

Imagine a typical Snapchat user and you probably don’t think of a 35-year-old straight-laced congressman from California. But in a few short months, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) has skyrocketed to success on the app, using the platform to connect with constituents and grow his base.

April 15, 2016 In The News

Millennials might look at California Rep. Eric Swalwell and think he's just another member of Congress, albeit one who looks younger than most of his colleagues. But then he talks about his nearly $100,000 in student loan debt.

April 25, 2015 In The News

I spent this past Easter Sunday in Iraq, having brunch with our troops serving in the mission to defeat ISIL. The multiday trip was my first to this war-ravaged country. However, most of the service members I had the honor of meeting have come accustomed to spending Easter and most other holidays in a place with awfully dim prospects for peace and security.

April 23, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK — On a Thursday evening earlier this month, a group of Democratic lawmakers entrusted with a big chunk of the party’s future mingled with well-dressed young professionals in an industrial-chic space in Manhattan, drinking glasses of wine and Mason jars of water infused with strawberries or cucumbers.

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April 16, 2015 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, has returned from a bipartisan trip to Iraq. In Iraq, Swalwell was briefed by senior military officials on Operation Inherent Resolve (to degrade the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) capabilities). He met with Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi.

April 10, 2015 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, returned from a bipartisan trip to Iraq this week.

April 1, 2015 In The News

The arrest of a woman found wandering the grounds of Mineta San Jose Airport International Airport — the fifth breach there in the past year — is proof that its perimeter fence must be outfitted with live sensors, a Bay Area congressman said Wednesday.

March 19, 2015 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell is leading a House Democratic group that will reach out to voters of his generation to get them more interested and active in the political process.

February 24, 2015 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell got to Washington three years ago by taking on the establishment: Instead of waiting for Pete Stark, who was 80 at the time, to retire, Swalwell went after the 20-term Democratic incumbent.

January 21, 2015 In The News

They called it the “do-nothing Congress,” but as a member of the 113th session of the House of Representatives, Democratic freshman Rep. 

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