WASHINGTON, DC – H.R. 3438, the National Laboratories Mean National Security Act, a bill introduced by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), today unanimously passed the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the Homeland Security Committee and co-sponsor of the comprehensive immigration reform bill H.R. 15, today released the following statement expressing his support for President Obama’s executive actions to protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation:
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today was appointed by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee for the 114th Congress. The Steering & Policy Committee sets the Democratic policy agenda and nominates Democratic Members for committee assignments.
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.
In The News
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) watched his first State of the Union address as a congressman Tuesday night.
The newly elected representative for the 15th congressional district shared his thoughts about President Barack Obama's speech and his views about the issues facing his constituents and the country.
This is what Swalwell said in a press release:
Rep. Eric Swalwell has a new twist on the “Congress on Your Corner” meetings that many lawmakers hold with constituents.
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.