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February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) has re-introduced a bill to help protect domestic violence victims from being murdered with guns.

February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Wednesday was named chair of the Intelligence Modernization and Readiness Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced he will bring Cameron Kasky, a student activist and survivor of the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., as his guest to the 2019 State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09), Danny Davis (IL-07) and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced the Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act. This legislation would restore fairness in student lending by treating privately issued student loans the same as other types of private debt are treated in bankruptcy.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Reps. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), David Cicilline (RI-01), and Lee Zeldin (NY-01) on Tuesday led 62 other House Members in urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to publicly condemn the violence against the LGBT community in Chechnya and to pressure Russian leaders to stop this persecution.

December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the founder and chairman of Future Forum, and other members of that group on Thursday unveiled a policy paper entitled “Cures in Our Lifetime” – a plan for harnessing technology, funding and innovation to save American lives.

November 26, 2018 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host the 15th Congressional District’s final town hall meeting of 2018 on Saturday, December 1 in Dublin.

The Congressman will recap highlights from this past year, discuss Congress' priorities for 2019, and answer constituents’ questions. All 15th District residents are welcome.

WHAT: 15th Congressional District Town Hall

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October 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Homeowners in California’s 15th Congressional District will suffer from the new tax provisions signed into law by President Donald Trump, according to a report from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requested by Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15).

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October 17, 2018 Press Release

LAFAYETTE, CA – Today Representatives Mike Thompson (CA-05), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Jerry McNerney (CA-09) and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) hosted a ceremony to present 99 local veterans from Contra Costa County and the region with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal.

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September 18, 2018 Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA – The Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport was selected by the Transportation Security Administration to test new airport perimeter intrusion detection and deterrence technologies, U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) and Eric Swalwell (D-Castro Valley) announced today.

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In The News

January 20, 2015 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will have as his guest at President Obama's "State of the Union" speech tonight an Afghan interpreter who served alongside U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

 The guest, Mohammad Usafi, waited nearly four years for a special immigrant visa, Swalwell said, and has now moved to the Bay Area.

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January 16, 2015 In The News

As terrorist attacks escalate across the globe, including the most recent tragedy in Paris, Americans are rightly asking what the nation’s leaders are doing to keep them safe.

At the same time, however, House Republicans are moving closer to shutting down the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over an unrelated immigration fight with President Barack Obama.

January 6, 2015 In The News
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December 4, 2014 In The News

H.R. 3438, the National Laboratories Mean National Security Act, a bill introduced by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Monday unanimously passed the House of Representatives.

November 25, 2014 In The News

SAN JOSE — While a Bay Area congressman gave kudos to airport workers who nabbed an unauthorized man roaming the grounds at Mineta San Jose International Airport on Sunday, he called it another example of why perimeter security at the site needs to be bolstered as soon as possible.

November 20, 2014 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) Tuesday was appointed by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee for the 114th Congress. The Steering & Policy Committee sets the Democratic policy agenda and nominates Democratic Members for committee assignments.

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November 17, 2014 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell was elected by his House Democratic peers Friday to serve as regional whip for Northern California, Hawaii and the Pacific islands.

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October 22, 2014 In The News

The Dublin Post Office was named Tuesday for the late James Kohnen, well-known public figure in Dublin and 30-year Army veteran who died May 29, 2012.

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October 10, 2014 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell was in Dallas on Friday for a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing on the Ebola virus.

The only person so far to be diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, Thomas Eric Duncan, died Wednesday in Dallas. People with whom he came into contact are being watched carefully for signs of the disease.

October 2, 2014 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) will receive a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand the Cherryland-Ashland Beyond Project which enhances neighborhood safety. The grant was awarded by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program.

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