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Representing the 15th District of California

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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:

August 1, 2014 Press Release

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July 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) System was awarded a FY14 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) transportation security grant of $17.4 million to secure the Transbay Tube that connects the East Bay and San Francisco against a potential terrorist attack.

July 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– A bipartisan bill sponsored by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), H.R. 1022, the Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2014, failed to pass the U.S.

July 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced an amendment to raise the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) account by approximately $112 million, back to the FY 2014 level, and offsets the cost by reducing funding for fossil fuels.

July 3, 2014 Press Release

McAllen, TX – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today toured a Texas detention facility where hundreds of unaccompanied minors crossing the border daily from Central America are detained and processed.

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