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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.

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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.

August 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell, ranking member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, participated in the new documentary film “Active Measures” detailing Russia’s interference in America’s 2016 presidential election and its long-standing ties to President Donald Trump.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

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

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In The News

September 26, 2014 In The News

(09-20) 18:00 PDT Cabo San Lucas, Mexico -- Most Americans stranded in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico after a hurricane blew in to demolish the luxury paradise are now safely heading home, leaving behind them the vacation-turned-nightmare.

But even as roads opened and commercial flights were restored over the weekend, for some the nightmare hadn't yet subsided.

September 26, 2014 In The News

Washington -- Almost 12 years after approving the invasion of Iraq, the House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to grant President Obama authority to combat the latest offshoot of that war, the militant group known as the Islamic State.

September 26, 2014 In The News

A handful of House Democrats on Tuesday introduced a bill to protect people who write reviews on Yelp or similar online review websites.

September 26, 2014 In The News

You’re entitled to your opinion – just be prepared for possible legal consequences if you share it online.

September 17, 2014 In The News

Fear of the Yelp review has driven some businesses around the country to attempt to fine customers for writing a negative review online.

Rep. Eric Swalwell,D-Calif., says this is a violation of free speech and will propose legislation this week to make it illegal.

September 10, 2014 In The News

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) joined a small bipartisan congressional delegation, led by the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, to Israel, Jordan, and Egypt to meet with heads of state about the growing threat of ISIL and how the international community can work together to destroy the dangerous terrorist organization.

September 10, 2014 In The News

President Obama’s signature this month of a second bill by Rep. Eric Swalwell – naming a Dublin post office for a late veteran and community activist – means the East Bay congressman now has had more bills enacted than the 69 other House freshmen.

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September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

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September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

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