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August 5, 2019 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host a community forum on ending gun violence and domestic terrorism on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host a town hall with 15th Congressional District residents this Saturday in Castro Valley.

The Congressman will provide an update on recent events in Washington, D.C., and then take questions from 15th District constituents. The town hall is free and open to the public.

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July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Chairman of the Intelligence Modernization and Readiness Subcommittee, succeeded in including measures on education, parental leave, and Russian influence campaigns in this year’s bipartisan Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA), which the House approved Wednesday on a 397-31 vote.

July 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) introduced the No Student Loan Interest Act to help address the nation’s growing student debt crisis and ensure that all students have a fair shot at paying off their loan balance without accumulating interest charges.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following a new report which found representatives of at least 22 foreign governments have spent money at Trump Organization properties, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) reintroduced the Prevent Corrupting Foreign Influence Act today.

June 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray regarding President Trump’s comments on accepting information from a foreign government.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

LOS ANGELES, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) called Thursday for the opening of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump:

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) is an original co-sponsor of the new bipartisan Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratory Jobs Apprenticeships for Complete and Committed Employment of Specialized Skills (ACCESS) ACT, announced today.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Swalwell (CA-15) introduced a robust package of education bills to alleviate many of the challenges borrowers encounter within our student loan system.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, introduced the Freedom from Assault Weapons Act, to ban assault weapons and require the government to buy them back, removing them once and for all from American communities.

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In The News

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.

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.”

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.

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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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