Press Releases

March 8, 2013 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today visited Hayward to announce H.R. 952, the Main Street Revival Act, which aims to help businesses start and grow in targeted, distressed neighborhoods. Swalwell announced the bill in front of an empty storefront to highlight an area that would benefit from the legislation.

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March 7, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) introduced H.R. 1022, Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2013, to help the United States develop the technical expertise and production capabilities to assure a long-term, secure, and sustainable supply of energy critical elements.  The U.S.

March 5, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) co-sponsored several bills that treat marijuana in a rational way and allow more freedom at the state level.  Swalwell is a former prosecutor and understands the effort devoted to the war on drugs, but he believes that local law enforcement officials should have the opportunity to devote more resources to other, more serious matters without fede

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March 1, 2013 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA -- Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement today expressing his disappointment that the indiscriminate budget cuts known as the “sequester” were not averted:

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February 20, 2013 Press Release

LIVERMORE, CA – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today attended the announcement of the public-private partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and Livermore-based solar energy company Cool Earth Solar, both located within Swalwell’s district.

February 14, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) joined a letter signed by over 30 new Democratic and Republican Members of the House pledging to work together and calling for the President and Congress to do the same to address our country’s economic challenges.  The letter was sent to House leadership and reaffirms the country’s promise to our seniors to preserve Social Security

February 13, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement tonight following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress:

January 29, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) applauded the introduction in the House of the Assault Weapons Ban, of which he is an original cosponsor, to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition feeding devices.  Swalwell agreed to cosponsor the bill in December and has been working since then at the request of its House sponsor, Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY

January 25, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is proud to announce that his first Ride with Your Rep event will be held tomorrow, Saturday, January 26th.  This bike riding event will give constituents a chance to talk with Swalwell about the critical issues facing the East Bay and the nation while having a fun bike ride through the beautiful Tri-Valley.

January 23, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) cosponsored H.R. 11, the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act, introduced yesterday by Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI).  This bill is essentially the same as the reauthorization that passed the Senate last Congress on a bipartisan basis, but was not considered by the House.

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