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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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August 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S.

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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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June 30, 2014 Press Release

DUBLIN, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, striking down the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage requirement for closely-held corporations. Swalwell signed an Amicus Brief in support of the contraceptive coverage requirement:

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June 27, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today released the following statement praising Mineta San Jose Airport’s (SJC) steps to improve its perimeter security following the April breach by a teenager who was later able to stowaway in an airplane undetected.

June 24, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) questioned Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson today in a hearing regarding the growing influx of unaccompanied children crossing the southwestern border expecting to find refuge in the United States from the economic instability and gang violence in their home countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.

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June 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that his office has helped CA-15 veterans receive a total of more than $1 million in retroactive benefits such as disability payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Benefits Administration since January 2013. This represents benefits the veterans earned but were overdue in receiving from the VA.

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