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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California



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January 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement after President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress:

January 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced he will bring Fremont Chief of Police Richard Lucero as his guest for the 2016 State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 12.

December 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), released the following statement after voting YES on the bipartisan $1.1 trillion omnibus funding bill that will keep the government open and funded:

December 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved the “Tracking Foreign Fighters in Terrorist Safe Havens Act” (H.R. 4239) which was introduced last week by House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence members Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) to ensure greater oversight by Congress over the intelligence agencies. The vote to pass the bill was unanimous.

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

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.

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.

October 23, 2015 Press Release

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.


In The News

July 9, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell served as the top Democrat at a House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing Tuesday on how the government can use social media and new technologies in disaster relief and recovery.

July 8, 2013 In The News

The U.S. Marine Corps Band will be able to play at the Scottish Games in Pleasanton this year, thanks to freshman Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin).

July 6, 2013 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, will work with colleagues on Asiana Flight 214 investigation.

July 1, 2013 In The News

A freshman House Democrat filed a resolution Friday that would allow members of Congress to vote remotely on bills from their home districts. [watch video]

June 27, 2013 In The News

PLEASANTON — A beloved Tri-Valley tradition involving a popular Marine Corps band will continue next year, thanks to legislative handiwork by a rookie congressman.

June 24, 2013 In The News

The freshman congressman who is leading the charge for a mobile Congress is sitting where he is today partly because one former representative phoned it in.

June 19, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) wanted to make a big impression when he voted against a controversial bill to make it more difficult for women to have abortions.

He Vined his “nay” vote, making him most likely the first member of Congress to do so.

June 19, 2013 In The News

HAYWARD -- Congressman Eric Swalwell will hold an open house at his new Hayward office Saturday.

The grand opening will begin at 10 a.m. at 1260 B St., Suite 150. Refreshments and snacks will be served.

Swalwell, who will be at the opening, was elected to represent the 15th Congressional District in November. He also has a district office in Pleasanton.

June 10, 2013 In The News

At 32, U.S. Democratic Representative Eric Swalwell is currently the youngest Congressman representing California, having defeated longtime incumbent Pete Stark last year. Congressman Swalwell represents the 15th district, which includes Hayward, Union City, and Livermore. He joins us in-studio to take your questions.

June 6, 2013 In The News

An amendment that guarantees funding to protect mass transit systems like BART from terrorist attacks passed the House of Representatives Wednesday.

The amendment to the Department of Homeland Security Funding Bill, introduced by Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Pleasanton), ensures that $97.5 million of the department's budget will be allocated to mass transit security programs.