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Representing the 15th District of California

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December 19, 2016 Press Release

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.

December 19, 2016 Press Release

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.

December 15, 2016 Press Release

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.

December 10, 2016 Press Release

From Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence:

December 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the Ranking Member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep.

December 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) joined House senior leadership on Friday when House Democrats named him co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.

November 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday nominated Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) to serve as co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, which sets the caucus’ policy agenda and nominates Democratic Members for committee assignments.

November 21, 2016 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today led five other Members of Congress from the Bay Area in urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to pave the way for urgently needed repairs to trails and levees managed by the East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD).

November 9, 2016 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) issued the following statement on the election of Donald J. Trump as 45th President of the United States:

“Americans have had their say, and now we must expect Donald Trump to be a President for all Americans.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) issued the following statement Wednesday after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission voted to approve $1.6 million in AB 1171 bridge-toll funds to complete environmental work for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) extension to Isabel Avenue in Livermore.

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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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April 11, 2014 In The News

Colleges ranked as the best – or worst – in the country by U.S. News & World Report are judged on seven categories: undergraduate academics, graduation rates, retention rates, faculty resources like class size, admissions selectivity, wealth and alumni donations.

April 10, 2014 In The News

A stock photo of San Francisco International Airport featured in an international publication – reportedly run by al Qaeda - is sounding off alarms on Capitol Hill, especially as the year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings nears.

March 28, 2014 In The News

OAKLAND — Whenever Vietnam veteran Don Cooper asked about his request for an in-home aide, the Oakland VA regional benefit office told him the same thing: A decision would take 14 months.

“Well, I’m going to be dead in 14 months,” said Cooper, 72, of Livermore, who has stage 4 colon cancer. “But I couldn’t get anybody to listen to me.”

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March 26, 2014 In The News

US President Barack Obama has signed into law a legislative measure allowing American taxpayers to claim deductions for donations they made to support relief and rehabilitation efforts in the aftermath of super typhoon Yolanda in the Central Philippines.

February 10, 2014 In The News

National issues took center stage at San Ramon Mayor Bill Clarkson’s monthly breakfast meeting on Friday, with Congressman Eric Swalwell speaking and taking questions from the crowd.

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