WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), who signed onto an Amicus Brief in the Windsor case, released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s rulings today that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional and effectively returned marriage equality to California.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Senior Democrat on the Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy, released the following statement after President Obama’s announcement of a climate plan to reduce carbon emissions today:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the country prepares for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) took a stand for marriage equality as a participant of the third annual NOH8 On The Hill photo event.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) last night put his heart and reputation on the line to play for the Democrats in the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity, which dates back to 1909. Democrats shutout the Republicans with a victory of 22-0, the team’s fifth consecutive win.
WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) applauded passage today of his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2014. The amendment fixes a bureaucratic issue that was prohibiting military bands from playing at community events like the Scottish Games in Pleasanton if the organization funds the band’s expenses.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced that the Bay Area organization Save The Bay was awarded a $75,000 federal grant to help reach the goal of restoring 25 acres of wetlands in the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve in Hayward. The grant was provided through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Migratory Bird Conservation Commission.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) announcement today that it will continue to ban all knives onboard planes.
HAYWARD, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) took on the job of a student financial aid officer as part of his monthly “In Your Shoes” program and held a roundtable with students on financial aid issues at California State University, East Bay to stress the need to stop student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today co-sponsored H.R. 1999, the bipartisan Savings, Accountability, Value and Efficiency (SAVE) Act. The legislation cuts up to approximately $200 billion in wasteful government spending over the next 10 years by eliminating duplication and increasing efficiency.