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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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December 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A provision championed by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) was included in H.R. 4127, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 that passed the House of Representatives today with strong bipartisan support.

November 10, 2015 Press Release
Legislation would establish competitive grant program to fund university business incubators

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) introduced the Start-Up America’s Students Act, a bill that would create a competitive grant program to establish, expand, or improve business incubators operated by or affiliated with universities and colleges.

November 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) requested an update on DHS actions to address possible gaps in immigration enforcement demonstrated by the tragic murder of Kate Steinle in July. Kate’s family resides in Pleasanton, CA, a city located in Swalwell’s congressional district.

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November 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) offered a bipartisan amendment to the DRIVE Act (the transportation bill) to make it easier for public entities to take advantage of  innovative technologies like car sharing, bike sharing, and transportation network companies to improve mobility and air quality. Swalwell led the amendment with Rep.

November 3, 2015 Press Release
Call for DoE Lab Employees to be eligible to participate in Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

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October 23, 2015 Press Release
H.R. 3779 Aims to Protect Children, Veterans, and Seniors

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced bipartisan legislation in the United States House of Representatives with the support of lead Democrat cosponsor Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) to protect Americans, especially children, veterans, and senior citizens from becoming victims of identity theft.

October 19, 2015 Press Release
Meets with American and Russian officials to discuss Syria, Ukraine

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), senior Democrat of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence's CIA Subcommittee, recently returned from a six day trip to Russia, Latvia, and Estonia. He met with officials in each country to discuss the international need to stop Russian aggression in Syria and Ukraine.

October 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led a letter of six California Members of Congress to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the EPA to not waive the statutory blending levels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

October 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led a letter of six California Members of Congress to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the EPA to not waive the statutory blending levels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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