WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representatives Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Rapid DNA Act. This legislation would establish a system to enable law enforcement officials to use Rapid DNA instruments to help reduce DNA backlogs.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday by the House Democratic Caucus.
The Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over matters relating to the administration of justice in federal courts, administrative bodies, and law enforcement agencies.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement regarding the Russian hacking report and President-elect Donald Trump:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, on Wednesday praised a statement issued by 15 bipartisan, prominent intelligence and foreign policy experts – including former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former U.S.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued a statement Thursday after the White House announced sanctions against Russian officials due to their interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election:
In order to make district operations more efficient and save taxpayers some money, Rep. Eric Swalwell is consolidating two current district offices - in Pleasanton and in Hayward - into one bigger and better office in Castro Valley.
PLEASANTON, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) returned this weekend from a congressional delegation trip to Japan and South Korea, undertaken in his role as a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
Swalwell, who is the Ranking Member on that panel’s CIA Subcommittee, felt the visit was timely.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Monday led 26 Members of Congress in sending President-elect Donald Trump their vow to defend the scientific freedom of employees at the Department of Energy’s 17 National Laboratories, following reports that Trump’s transition team sought personal information regarding department employees’ work on climate change.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Thursday praised President Obama’s signing of the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016, to prevent companies from intimidating or silencing honest critics online.
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LIVERMORE — Sometimes, you can go home again.
For U.S. Navy veteran Mathew St. Denis and his wife, Leah, that moment came Friday when their family was officially presented with a newly refurbished home in Livermore from Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley.
Responding to the disastrous rollout of HealthCare.gov, a bipartisan group of House members on Wednesday proposed reforms to the way the government buys information technology.
East Bay congressman Eric Swalwell (D - Dublin) has announced BART will get a $17.4 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security to protect the Transbay Tube against terrorism.
It took Earth millions of years to deposit "rare earths" into isolated batches, and it took a century after their discovery for scientists to figure out what to do with them besides make lantern wicks burn brighter.
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OAKLAND, Calif. —
H.R. 1671, a bill introduced by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell to name the U.S. Post Office in Dublin as the “James ‘Jim’ Kohnen Post Office” passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 398-0.
Swalwell introduced the legislation to honor the life of Tri-Valley public servant and 30-year Army veteran Dr. Jim Kohnen. Dr. Kohnen passed away on May 29, 2012.
Silicon Valley’s technology expertise may offer a viable-and close to home-solution for possible security weaknesses at San Jose Airport, according to Congressman Eric Swalwell who represents the 15th district (which includes most of Alameda County). Now, he’s calling for action.
SAN JOSE — A Bay Area congressman on Friday called for tougher security standards and a study of technology that could have spotted a teenager climbing a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport and stowing away in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound airliner nearly two weeks ago.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — California Congressman Eric Swalwell says a teen stowaway who flew to Hawaii in a jet wheel well should never have been able to climb the San Jose International Airport fence undetected.