In The News

November 20, 2014 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) Tuesday was appointed by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee for the 114th Congress. The Steering & Policy Committee sets the Democratic policy agenda and nominates Democratic Members for committee assignments.

November 17, 2014 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell was elected by his House Democratic peers Friday to serve as regional whip for Northern California, Hawaii and the Pacific islands.

October 22, 2014 In The News

The Dublin Post Office was named Tuesday for the late James Kohnen, well-known public figure in Dublin and 30-year Army veteran who died May 29, 2012.

October 10, 2014 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell was in Dallas on Friday for a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing on the Ebola virus.

The only person so far to be diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, Thomas Eric Duncan, died Wednesday in Dallas. People with whom he came into contact are being watched carefully for signs of the disease.

October 2, 2014 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) will receive a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand the Cherryland-Ashland Beyond Project which enhances neighborhood safety. The grant was awarded by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program.

September 26, 2014 In The News

(09-20) 18:00 PDT Cabo San Lucas, Mexico -- Most Americans stranded in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico after a hurricane blew in to demolish the luxury paradise are now safely heading home, leaving behind them the vacation-turned-nightmare.

But even as roads opened and commercial flights were restored over the weekend, for some the nightmare hadn't yet subsided.

September 26, 2014 In The News

Washington -- Almost 12 years after approving the invasion of Iraq, the House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to grant President Obama authority to combat the latest offshoot of that war, the militant group known as the Islamic State.

September 26, 2014 In The News

A handful of House Democrats on Tuesday introduced a bill to protect people who write reviews on Yelp or similar online review websites.

September 26, 2014 In The News

You’re entitled to your opinion – just be prepared for possible legal consequences if you share it online.

September 17, 2014 In The News

Fear of the Yelp review has driven some businesses around the country to attempt to fine customers for writing a negative review online.

Rep. Eric Swalwell,D-Calif., says this is a violation of free speech and will propose legislation this week to make it illegal.