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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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June 27, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the Senate’s passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement calling on House leadership to promptly bring up a comprehensive immigration reform bill for a vote:

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June 26, 2013 Press Release

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.

June 25, 2013 Press Release

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:

June 24, 2013 Press Release

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.

June 14, 2013 Press Release

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.

June 14, 2013 Press Release

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.

June 13, 2013 Press Release

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.

June 5, 2013 Press Release

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.

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