WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Monday led 26 Members of Congress in sending President-elect Donald Trump their vow to defend the scientific freedom of employees at the Department of Energy’s 17 National Laboratories, following reports that Trump’s transition team sought personal information regarding department employees’ work on climate change.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Thursday praised President Obama’s signing of the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016, to prevent companies from intimidating or silencing honest critics online.
From Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence:
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) joined House senior leadership on Friday when House Democrats named him co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday nominated Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) to serve as co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, which sets the caucus’ policy agenda and nominates Democratic Members for committee assignments.
PLEASANTON, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today led five other Members of Congress from the Bay Area in urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to pave the way for urgently needed repairs to trails and levees managed by the East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD).
PLEASANTON, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) issued the following statement on the election of Donald J. Trump as 45th President of the United States:
“Americans have had their say, and now we must expect Donald Trump to be a President for all Americans.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) issued the following statement Wednesday after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission voted to approve $1.6 million in AB 1171 bridge-toll funds to complete environmental work for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) extension to Isabel Avenue in Livermore.
WASHINGTON, DC – Sharing Economy Caucus co-founder and co-chair Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) offered a statement in support of H.R. 5625, the Modernizing Government Travel Act. Introduced by Sharing Economy Caucus member Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), the bill passed the House on a 415-0 vote.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the bombings in Boston yesterday:
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.
It’s hard for newcomers to Congress, especially if they’re in the minority, to get much attention in Washington. But freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell, the East Bay Democrat who unseated veteran Pete Stark last November, may have found a way.
Special Forces Sgt. 1st Class James Grissom, of Hayward, was honored on the U.S. House floor Tuesday by Congressman Eric Swalwell.
Grissom, a 1999 graduate of Mount Eden High School in Hayward, died March 21 of wounds suffered from small-arms fire in Afghanistan.
The Green Beret received several medals, including the Bronze Star and the NATO Medal, Swalwell said.