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November 25, 2016 Press Release

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.

November 21, 2016 Press Release

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).

November 9, 2016 Press Release

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.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

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.

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September 22, 2016 Press Release

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.

September 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) entered the following statement into the Congressional Record in support of H.R. 5111, the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016.  The House approved the bill on a voice vote. 

September 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA-15) and Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX-32) led a bipartisan effort to urge the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve access to clinical trials for cancer treatments.

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August 10, 2016 Press Release

PLEASANTON – Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Pleasanton) will hold two town hall meetings on Saturday, August 13 to provide 15th Congressional District residents with an update on his activities and to listen to any concerns and thoughts they want to share.

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August 8, 2016 Press Release

Swalwell Leads CA Members in Urging EPA to Support Renewable Fuels

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Monday led five of his California colleagues in writing to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to urge that it live up to Congress’ intent in enforcing the Renewable Fuel Standard.

July 16, 2016 Press Release

OAKLAND – Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Pleasanton) and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley hosted Patrick Grady, Member of the British Parliament, on Saturday at the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse to discuss gun violence issues. 

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In The News

April 9, 2013 In The News

A group of House Democrats say it's time the Transportation Security  Administration's (TSA) stop defending its decision to allow knives on airplanes — and instead just drop the controversial proposal.

April 1, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell stops his bicycle at a red light at Main and B streets in  Hayward, pulls it onto a sidewalk across from a vacant bank building, and waves  for the attention of his fellow cyclists. "This here," he says above the din of  the traffic, "is the heart of the HUB zone."

March 25, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell, a newly elected Democrat from the 15th District and a member of the Homeland Security Committee, has been one of the more vocal critics of TSA's new policy on items being brought on board airplanes. Effective April 25, passengers can bring hockey sticks, golf clubs and billiard cues among carry-on baggage.

March 22, 2013 In The News
SAN LORENZO -- Bicyclists are invited to join Congressman Eric Swalwell on a ride Saturday.
 
March 20, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell seems to be following up on his campaign promise to produce a “Mobile Congress” that’s more accessible to constituents via video technology and social media.

March 16, 2013 In The News

Parade participants, early risers and those seeking a green pancake breakfast awoke Saturday to thick fog in many parts of Dublin. By the time the parade was signaled to start, promptly at 9:30am, the fog had lifted and the streets of downtown Dublin lined with families.

March 15, 2013 In The News

Almost 60 House members so far from both sides of the aisle have signed a letter co-authored by an East Bay lawmaker expressing concern about the new Transportation Security Administration policy allowing knives on planes.

March 14, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite a backlash from the air travel community and the pleas of  Democratic lawmakers during a hearing in Washington today, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said he will not voluntarily reverse his decision allowing small knives on airliners.

March 13, 2013 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) honored a former San Ramon resident on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Marine Sergeant Zachary George, who grew up in San Ramon, was wounded while serving his third tour of duty in February. Last week, President Barack Obama awarded George the Purple Heart.

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March 12, 2013 In The News

"Rare earth elements." Does that term mean anything to you?  It should.

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