WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) praised the announcement by Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Livermore, CA, which he represents, will partner with IBM to develop a new supercomputer that will be seven times faster than LLNL’s current model.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today was elected by his colleagues to serve as Regional Whip in the upcoming 114th Congress for Region II, which is comprised of Northern California, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.
DUBLIN, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today joined the United States Postal Service (USPS) and members of the Dublin community to name the Dublin Post Office after the late Dr. James ‘Jim’ Kohnen, a Tri-Valley public servant and Army veteran.
DUBLIN, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today hosted the inaugural meeting of his Veterans Advisory Commission. He was joined at the meeting by Julianna Boor, the newly appointed Director of the Oakland VA Regional Benefit Office. The Advisory Commission discussed the appeals process for benefits, ending the benefits backlog, and vocational programs offered by Oakland VA.
DALLAS, TX – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today participated in a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing on Ebola at the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) airport.
HAYWARD, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) will receive a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand the Cherryland-Ashland Beyond Project which enhances neighborhood safety. The grant was awarded by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) sent a letter urging Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan to include salaries of the president and top three personnel at each university in the department’s annual survey providing data on postsecondary education.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led a bipartisan group of 82 Members of Congress in sending a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging him to take swift action to expedite the safe transport of Americans out of the Cabo region and back to the United States.
HAYWARD, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) is continuing to offer help to constituents and their loved ones stranded in Cabo, Mexico due to Hurricane Odile.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a Member of the Homeland Security Committee, today released the following statement after voting “no” on the McKeon Amendment to authorize the arming and training of Syrian rebels:
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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) sponsored the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act and called for swift action on the legislation Wednesday.
The act was originally passed in 1994 and expired in 2011. It funds a number of programs, including victim assistance services, enforcement of protection and transitional housing aid for victims.
The House of Representatives welcomed 84 new members Thursday, including Rep.