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March 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led 109 of his House colleagues in opposing President Trump’s proposal to cut America’s investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy by two thirds.

March 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) led 20 of their House colleagues in opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 cut in funding for the National Ignition Facility (NIF), which helps America stay the global forefront of energy research while helping to maintain its nuclear stockpile.

March 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today led 88 House Members in urging rejection of President Donald Trump’s proposal to slash funding for transit security that is crucial to protecting American lives.

March 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today announced that Alex Evans will join his office as Chief of Staff, overseeing all operations at the Congressman’s Washington and East Bay offices effective April 2. He will be based in the Washington office.

March 12, 2018 Press Release

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 Monday in response to Republicans halting the committee’s investigation of Russian interference in U.S. elections:

February 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21) on Monday introduced the bipartisan Expanding Wounded in Action Notification Act, a bill requiring that Members of Congress be notified whenever a constituent serving in the armed forces is seriously wounded and hospitalized while on active duty.

February 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), ranking member of the CIA Subcommittee for the House Intelligence Committee, returned Friday from a trip focused on oversight of the Iran nuclear deal and on Russian aggression toward Georgia, NATO and the West.

February 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Thursday introduced the bipartisan Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act, to push forward use of genetic and genomic testing to improve and save lives.

The bill’s original cosponsors are Rep. John Shimkus (IL-15), Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN-03), and Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51).

February 14, 2018 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will attend an “Expresso Yourself” constituent meeting on Saturday, February 17 in Hayward.

The Congressman will provide a brief update on the latest happenings in Washington, D.C., and then will answer constituents’ questions. All 15th District residents are welcome.

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February 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees, on Monday introduced the Journalist Protection Act to make a federal crime of certain attacks on those reporting the news.

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In The News

September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

September 10, 2014 In The News

"Para una vida mejor."

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September 10, 2014 In The News

OAKLAND, Calif. —

A congressional homeland security committee held an emergency hearing Thursday in Texas to discuss the growing crisis of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border with Mexico.

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September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

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September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

September 10, 2014 In The News

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.

September 10, 2014 In The News

A Bay Area congressman wants an updated assessment of the nation's airport perimeter security needs following a Santa Clara teen's stowaway voyage in the wheel well of a jetliner taking off from Mineta San Jose International Airport. The 15-year-old jumped a fence to get into the airport Sunday, and miraculously survived a five-and-a-half hour flight to Hawaii despite freezing temperatures and

April 16, 2014 In The News

Les Smith thought he was a U.S. citizen but learned otherwise when he applied for Social Security after turning 65.

“What a surprise,” he said.

The mix-up was resolved Wednesday when Smith took his citizenship oath at U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell’s Hayward office, with his wife of 44 years sitting nearby, blinking, with tears in her eyes.

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