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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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September 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement today after voting against an extreme Tea Party bill that would impose draconian cuts to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) which provides basic food aid to primarily help feed children, the disabled, and the elderly:

September 19, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today sent a letter to the President of BART’s Board of Directors to express his strong support for BART’s proposed Livermore extension after BART reaffirmed it would prepare an environmental impact report (EIR) for the project. A Livermore extension would add 4.8 miles of rail to the BART System along I-580. Rep.

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September 19, 2013 Press Release

Today welcomed Bishop Jerry W. Macklin to the U.S. Capitol to serve as guest chaplain and deliver the opening prayer on the House Floor. Bishop Macklin is the leader of Glad Tidings Church in Hayward, California, where he has served as Bishop since 1978.  Following the prayer, Rep.

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September 17, 2013 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Hayward Police Department will receive a three-year federal Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant to hire two School Resource Officers (SROs). The SROs will help Hayward improve school safety and address youth gang violence.  In July, Rep.

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September 16, 2013 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA  – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Hayward Coalition for Healthy Youth and Ashland Cherryland Violence Prevention Collaborative will each receive a federal Drug-Free Communities (DFC) grant worth $125,000 per year for five years.

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September 3, 2013 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement on the possibility of American military intervention in Syria:

August 29, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) returns today from a four-day Congressional Delegation visit to Afghanistan and the UAE. The delegation was led by the House Armed Service Committee’s Senior Democrat Adam Smith.

August 23, 2013 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) System was awarded a FEMA transportation security grant of $12.8 million for FY2013 to secure its Transbay Tube which connects San Francisco and the East Bay and protect the system in case of a terrorist attack. Rep.

August 7, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today sent a letter to Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz advocating for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), both located in Livermore, to be strongly considered as sites for the Energy Department’s pilot program on technology commercialization.

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August 6, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced today that U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), Ranking Member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, is touring the Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Laboratories in California, located in Congressman Swalwell’s district.

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