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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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September 19, 2014 Press Release

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.

September 18, 2014 Press Release

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.

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September 17, 2014 Press Release

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:

September 16, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), along with Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), today introduced the Consumer Review Freedom Act to make it illegal for businesses to penalize customers who write negative reviews on Yelp or other online review sites.

September 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement after President Obama’s address to the nation on the U.S. response to ISIL. Last week, Swalwell visited the Middle East and met with heads of state in Egypt, Jordan, and Israel:

September 5, 2014 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced the Hayward Fire Department received a $614,453 federal grant to purchase safety equipment. The funding came from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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September 2, 2014 Press Release

CAIRO, EGYPT – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) joined a small bipartisan congressional delegation, led by the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, to Israel, Jordan, and Egypt to meet with heads of state about the growing threat of ISIL and how the international community can work together to destroy the dangerous terrorist organization.

August 18, 2014 Press Release

DUBLIN, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced that H.R. 1671, his bill to rename the U.S. Post Office in Dublin, CA for Tri-Valley public servant and 30-year Army veteran Dr. Jim Kohnen, passed the Senate and was signed-into law by President Obama. Dr. Kohnen passed away on May 29, 2012.

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August 7, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the top Democrat on its Energy Subcommittee, today released the following statement after the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body affirmed an earlier finding that China’s export restraints on rare earth elements violated international trade rules:

August 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, today released the following statement after a passenger was discovered to have flown without a ticket from Mineta San Jose International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport on August 4:

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