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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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September 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after his Holiness Pope Francis’ historic address to a Joint Meeting of Congress. Swalwell brought Father Geoffrey Baraan of St. Anne Parish in Union City as his special guest to the address.

September 22, 2015 Press Release

LIVERMORE, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led a bipartisan group of California Members of Congress in sending a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz requesting funding for critical upgrades at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL).

August 31, 2015 Press Release

AFGHANISTAN – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, returned yesterday from a bipartisan congressional delegation trip to Afghanistan. Swalwell met with military leaders and troops for an on-the-ground update of our efforts in Afghanistan to ensure the peaceful transfer of power and root out militant Islamic terrorism. 

August 24, 2015 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA. – U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Mike Honda (CA-17), Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced over $3.4 million in federal funding to boost perimeter security at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.

August 14, 2015 Press Release

The world cannot permit Iran to have a nuclear weapon. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I am keenly aware of the threat Iran poses to the United States and our closest ally in the Middle East, Israel. Next month, Congress will vote on the Iran nuclear agreement, an effort to prevent one of the world’s most evil regimes from having the world’s most dangerous weapon.

July 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Richard Hudson (R-NC), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) today introduced H.R. 3280, the bipartisan Widening Internet Readiness for Employment Development (WIRED) Act to help students, veterans, the unemployed, and the underemployed in their job search.

July 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after the Supreme Court in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission upheld the state’s independent redistricting commission in a 5-4 decision.

June 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Obergefell v. Hodges that gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marry. 

June 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in King v. Burwell to recognize the full intent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and protect crucial health care subsidies for 6.4 million Americans: 

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May 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Chris Collins (R-NY) today introduced H.R. 2409, the Main Street Revival Act, which would speed up local economic development in blighted areas.

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