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July 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC  - Today, Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced that Jessica Gail has joined his team as Communications Director.

July 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced two bills to better prepare the federal government to treat pandemics like COVID-19 as national security threats.

July 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Nine of the ten Community Project Funding requests made by Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) for vital community projects in the East Bay have been granted by House Appropriations subcommittees, totaling $11,525,000.

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July 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) today led 40 of their colleagues in asking Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra to issue guidance that federally-funded and federally-administered health insurers must cover all pregnancy and pregnancy-related services, including coverage of maternity care for dependents.

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July 3, 2021 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell issued the following statement after a major ransomware attack by a Russia-connected gang hit hundreds of companies across the United States and thousands around the world: 
  

June 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Representatives Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Ruben Gallego (AZ-7), along with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), today led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough asking the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to consider additional flexibilities for the VA Home Loan Guaranty program. 

June 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the 23-hour markup in the House Judiciary Committee, U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Darrell Issa (R-CA-50), Eric Swalwell (D-CA-15), Tom McClintock (R-CA-04), and Lou Correa (D-CA-46) issued the below statement:

June 21, 2021 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) yesterday hosted a reception in Dublin for 10 students from the 15th Congressional District whom his office nominated to America’s military service academies.

Swalwell joined the students and their families at Dublin City Hall to acknowledge their achievements and thank them for their choices to serve our nation.

June 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) and Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA-15) led over 50 members of the House and Senate in a letter to Congressional leadership emphasizing the importance of including meaningful paid leave in the next recovery and jobs plan.

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June 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced that Yardena Wolf will serve as Chief of Staff, effective July 2021, following the departure of Michael Reed, who left the office to become Senior Advisor to Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Additionally, Mallory De Lauro will serve as District Chief of Staff. She was previously the Congressman’s District Director.

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In The News

September 11, 2018 In The News

Seventeen years ago today, I was coming up out of the Metro subway when I realized the world had changed.

September 2, 2018 In The News

“It’s going to be okay. It’s going to be okay.”

August 31, 2018 In The News

White House counsel Don McGahn, whose imminent departure was announced by President Trump this week, will likely be called to testify before Congress about his efforts to constrain testimony in the Russia investigation if Democrats capture control of the House in this fall’s elections, says a top House Democrat.

August 27, 2018 In The News

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - BART has been awarded $6.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

This one-time FEMA funding will help with safety and security.

BART is one of a dozen large transit agencies to get a piece of this $88 million pie.

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July 24, 2018 In The News

A Democratic congressman has introduced a bill to make it a criminal offence for the US president, vice president, their families or their companies in which they have at least half-ownership, to receive “anything of value” from a foreign power. 

July 24, 2018 In The News

Our White House is not for sale, and it’s about time that Congress takes a meaningful stand to ensure that. No U.S. president should be enriched by foreign sources—presidents should hold themselves to a higher standard, and if they won’t, it’s our job to do it for them.

June 15, 2018 In The News

Last week, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced legislation that would require federal candidates to report receiving any private, significant information about opponents from a foreign power.

June 7, 2018 In The News

Over the past year, I’ve spent hours listening to witnesses talk about the events of the 2016 campaign. The House Intelligence Committee, on which I sit, has been investigating Russian interference in the election.

May 3, 2018 In The News

Gary Jackson never stood a chance.

Gary was 28 and working as a security guard at a taco truck in Oakland, Calif., in 2009 when he saw Dreshawn Lee carrying a sawed-off shotgun and reported it to police. Three months later, Lee took his revenge by shooting and killing Jackson with an AK-47-style semiautomatic assault rifle.

February 6, 2018 In The News

As our president demonizes the free press on a daily basis, this pillar of our democracy — with rights strictly protected by the First Amendment — deserves explicit protection from physical violence.

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