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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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May 21, 2013 Press Release

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.

May 16, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) spoke out on the House floor during debate on the Republican’s 37th attempt to repeal all or part of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. He likened their multiple attempts to the definition of insanity: doing the same thing again and again expecting a different result.

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May 14, 2013 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that Porifera, Inc. in Hayward, located in the Fifteenth Congressional District, was awarded a nearly $150,000 Department of Energy (DOE) grant for small businesses to develop clean energy technologies.

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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).

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