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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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March 12, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today to recognize and honor Marine Sergeant Zachary George, a native of San Ramon, who was wounded in Afghanistan on February 4.  Sergeant George was presented a Purple Heart last week by President Obama. Below are Rep. Swalwell’s remarks and the video:

March 11, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security and Michael Grimm (R-NY) announced that they will be sending a bipartisan letter to John S.

March 8, 2013 Press Release

HAYWARD, CA – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today visited Hayward to announce H.R. 952, the Main Street Revival Act, which aims to help businesses start and grow in targeted, distressed neighborhoods. Swalwell announced the bill in front of an empty storefront to highlight an area that would benefit from the legislation.

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March 7, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) introduced H.R. 1022, Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2013, to help the United States develop the technical expertise and production capabilities to assure a long-term, secure, and sustainable supply of energy critical elements.  The U.S.

March 5, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) co-sponsored several bills that treat marijuana in a rational way and allow more freedom at the state level.  Swalwell is a former prosecutor and understands the effort devoted to the war on drugs, but he believes that local law enforcement officials should have the opportunity to devote more resources to other, more serious matters without fede

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March 1, 2013 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA -- Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement today expressing his disappointment that the indiscriminate budget cuts known as the “sequester” were not averted:

February 20, 2013 Press Release

LIVERMORE, CA – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today attended the announcement of the public-private partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and Livermore-based solar energy company Cool Earth Solar, both located within Swalwell’s district.

February 14, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) joined a letter signed by over 30 new Democratic and Republican Members of the House pledging to work together and calling for the President and Congress to do the same to address our country’s economic challenges.  The letter was sent to House leadership and reaffirms the country’s promise to our seniors to preserve Social Security

February 13, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) released the following statement tonight following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress:

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