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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California


In The News

March 16, 2013 In The News

Parade participants, early risers and those seeking a green pancake breakfast awoke Saturday to thick fog in many parts of Dublin. By the time the parade was signaled to start, promptly at 9:30am, the fog had lifted and the streets of downtown Dublin lined with families.

March 15, 2013 In The News

Almost 60 House members so far from both sides of the aisle have signed a letter co-authored by an East Bay lawmaker expressing concern about the new Transportation Security Administration policy allowing knives on planes.

March 14, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite a backlash from the air travel community and the pleas of  Democratic lawmakers during a hearing in Washington today, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said he will not voluntarily reverse his decision allowing small knives on airliners.

March 13, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) honored a former San Ramon resident on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Marine Sergeant Zachary George, who grew up in San Ramon, was wounded while serving his third tour of duty in February. Last week, President Barack Obama awarded George the Purple Heart.

Here is Swalwell's full speech:

March 12, 2013 In The News

"Rare earth elements." Does that term mean anything to you?  It should.

March 11, 2013 In The News

Three members of the House homeland security committee formally objected on Monday to the Transportation Security Administration’s controversial decision to lift a ban on small knives and cert

March 9, 2013 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) announced a new economic development bill Friday afternoon that would help businesses in distressed neighborhoods.

March 8, 2013 In The News

Freshman California Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell is jumping into the debate over the availability of minerals and materials necessary for clean energy innovations. Swalwell introduced legislation,

February 28, 2013 In The News
Pleasanton's meeting will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Harvest Park Middle School, 4900 Valley Ave. Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne will also be present.
The Hayward meeting will be 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Firefighters' Union Hall, 22734 Main St. Hayward Councilman Mark Salinas will also be present.
February 15, 2013 In The News

Murphy and other freshmen plan to form a bipartisan caucus to work toward solutions.

If the tea party class of 2010 was elected to stand athwart trillion-dollar deficits, yelling “Stop!,” the 2012 class seems to think it was elected to give peace a chance.