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Representing the 15th District of California

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June 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after the announcement that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Palo Alto Health Care System, Livermore Division has been cited as requiring further review following a system-wide VA Access Audit:

May 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after voting NO on the weakened USA FREEDOM Act that would allow the NSA to continue collecting Americans’ information in bulk.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today passed a bipartisan amendment to ensure military bands can once again accept assistance from community groups to perform at public events such as parades and ceremonies. The amendment was offered to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 and was co-led by Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-7).

May 12, 2014 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today kicked off National Small Business Week by visiting five small businesses in downtown Hayward. This year marks the 51st anniversary of National Small Business Week, which recognizes the contributions of small businesses across the country.

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May 6, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement after learning that Julianna M. Boor will be the new Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Oakland Regional Office. Ms. Boor was most recently the Assistant Director of the VA Seattle Regional Office.

May 2, 2014 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA – Following a tour of the Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) perimeter, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today called for pilot programs to test various technologies to determine the best, most cost-effective methods to secure airport perimeters. Swalwell is the only Northern California member of the Homeland Security Committee.

April 22, 2014 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security, today requested that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issue an updated assessment of our nation’s airport perimeter security needs. The last report GAO issued evaluating airport perimeter security was published in 2009.

April 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement on the hearing held today by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission regarding India:

April 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today on the House Floor, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) remembered Lance Corporal Andrew Silva of Union City, which is located in the Congressman’s district. Lance Corporal Silva was killed just over one month after returning home from serving in Afghanistan.

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