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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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October 16, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after the House voted to reopen the federal government and pay our nation’s bills:

October 16, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led a statement signed by a total of 16 Members of the bipartisan, freshman United Solutions Caucus in support of the Reid/McConnell plan to end the government shutdown and avoid default.

October 14, 2013 Press Release

LIVERMORE, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Sunday held a town hall in Livermore to hear from employees of Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Laboratories, Department of Energy (DOE) labs where 7,500 workers will be furloughed starting on Oct. 18 if the government shutdown continues. Rep.

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October 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and nine additional Members of the California Congressional Delegation today sent a bipartisan letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz requesting back pay for furloughed DOE national laboratory employees.

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October 10, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced he will be sending a letter urging Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz to work with the White House to allow DOE national laboratories to provide their employees back pay once the federal government reopens.

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October 8, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today called on Speaker Boehner on the House Floor to end the damaging government shutdown that is hurting East Bay residents and Americans around the country. Rep. Swalwell implored his colleagues across the aisle to consider the pain and anxiety they are causing federal employees and contractors, many of whom live in Rep.

October 7, 2013 Press Release

DUBLIN, CA – With Congress adjourned on Sunday, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) flew home and hosted a town hall in Dublin to provide an update on the reckless federal government shutdown and hear from constituents.

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October 1, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today co-hosted another meeting of the United Solutions Caucus, a bipartisan group of Freshman Members Rep. Swalwell helped found. The Members discussed the federal government shutdown. This follows a meeting of the bipartisan caucus in Rep. Swalwell’s office yesterday, which included 10 Members.

October 1, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after the House failed to pass a bill to fund the government before the new fiscal year began at midnight:

September 30, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today sent a letter to the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) requesting that in the event of a government shutdown he not be paid until federal employees working during the shutdown receive their paychecks.

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