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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California


Press Releases

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.

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.

August 2, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that Child, Family & Community Services (CFCS) in Union City was selected for a seven million dollar federal grant for its Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Hayward, Union City, Fremont and other cities in southern Alameda County. The grant was awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services.

July 24, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after voting for H.R. 2397, the Amash/Conyers amendment to the 2014 Defense Appropriations bill that would limit the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program which collects data on personal phone records:

July 24, 2013 Press Release

Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced an amendment at a Transportation Security Subcommittee markup of H.R. 2719, the Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act, a bill that forces the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to better analyze and plan what is needed for transportation security equipment, justify its purchases and submit all of this information to Congress. Rep.

July 19, 2013 Press Release
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July 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced that a new analysis shows that millions of people in the Bay Area are already benefiting from the Affordable Care Act.  This analysis is being released just as House Republicans take their 38th vote to undermine or repeal the protections and benefits of the health care law.

July 12, 2013 Press Release

Pleasanton, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement after the announcement that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be stepping down after four years and joining the University of California system as President in September:

July 11, 2013 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA – On Saturday, July 13 from 9 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host a presentation and workshop for DREAMers, undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, to learn about and apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).