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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.

October 19, 2015 Press Release

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).

October 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and five House Democrats sent a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White calling on the SEC to release the rules that will finally allow entrepreneurs to use crowdfunding sites to offer equity or debt in exchange for capital.

October 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and five House Democrats sent a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White calling on the SEC to release the rules that will finally allow entrepreneurs to use crowdfunding sites to offer equity or debt in exchange for capital.

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. 

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May 20, 2013 In The News

Leading up to the most recent elections this past fall, a small-time Dublin prosecutor in his early 30s, named Eric Swalwell made national headlines as he waged an aggressive battle to unseat a once-beloved 20-term member of Congress, Pete Stark.

May 13, 2013 In The News

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and recognize the women in our lives whose selfless devotion helped us grow and thrive.  It is a time to honor the mothers, grandmothers, stepmothers, and motherly figures that sacrifice so much for the betterment of their children and families every day.   

May 13, 2013 In The News

Trying to transform its image from an overlooked bedroom community to a Silicon Valley player, the city is focusing on a swath of undeveloped land at its southern edge as a site for new housing and tech jobs.

May 9, 2013 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) spent his first days on Capitol Hill as an unpaid summer intern for then Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, where he answered phone calls, responded to constituents’ mail and gave tours to visiting Tri-Valley tourists.

May 2, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell moved his small business tax deferment bill a baby step closer to reality by signing on a co-sponsor from the majority Republican party in the House of Representatives.

April 25, 2013 In The News

  

Freshman East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell said he wanted to “get outside the comfort zone” of traditional political discourse when he showed up at a meeting of the Fremont City Council to talk to constituents – via Skype.

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April 24, 2013 In The News

The score was 6-6, the game was in penalty kicks, and Rep. Eric Swalwell had a choice.

The freshman California Democrat and former college soccer player was playing goalie at the first Capital Soccer Classic on Wednesday, and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a veteran Marylander widely considered a potential future speaker of the House, was on the spot.

April 24, 2013 In The News

From Rep. Eric Swalwell’s Office

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) introduced legislation Tuesday to name the U.S. Post Office in Dublin after the late Dr. James ‘Jim’ Kohnen, a lifelong public servant of the Tri-Valley community.

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April 16, 2013 In The News

When jostling for committee assignments, most lawmakers are gunning for one of the "A" committees, like Appropriations, Ways and Means or Energy and Commerce.

The House Science, Space and Technology Committee? Not so much.

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