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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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May 9, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) participated in the first House hearing on the Boston bombings, held by the Committee on Homeland Security, to begin answering questions prompted by the attack, evaluate our emergency response efforts and learn how we can better prepare for a similar attack.

May 8, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to H.R. 1406, the so-called Working Families Flexibility Act, which in reality undermines American workers and harms the middle class. This bill severely weakens the right of wage workers to overtime pay.

April 19, 2013 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) coordinated a letter signed by 39 other Members of Congress calling for sufficient funding for transportation security purposes. The Members specifically requested that the Appropriations Committee allow for robust funding for FEMA’s Transit Security Grant Program (TGSP).

April 18, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Swalwell issued the following statement following his vote in favor of H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA):
April 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today honored teacher Ms. Miroslaba “Lili” Velo of Hayward’s Tennyson High School on the floor of the House of Representatives for being named the 2013 Outstanding Senior High School Teacher of the Year by the California Council for Social Studies. Below are Rep. Swalwell’s remarks and the video:

 

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April 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Ranking Member of the Science, Space & Technology Energy Subcommittee, coordinated a letter signed by 75 Members of Congress to the House Appropriations Committee urging robust and sustained funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).

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