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Representing the 15th District of California

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July 16, 2016 Press Release

OAKLAND – Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Pleasanton) and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley hosted Patrick Grady, Member of the British Parliament, on Saturday at the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse to discuss gun violence issues. 

July 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Thursday introduced the Know Your Repayment Options Act to better serve nearly 42 million federal student loan borrowers. Swalwell introduced this bill with seven other members of the Future Forum.

July 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today introduced the Strengthening Forgiveness for Public Servants Act to enhance the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP), which offers student loan forgiveness to teachers, police officers, public health workers and others who dedicate their careers to public service.

July 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty House Democrats led by Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) asked Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday to create a more transparent U.S. Congress by revising the policy that prohibits Members from using cameras on the House Floor.

The letter to Ryan also asks that C-SPAN be allowed to control its own camera feed, rather than having the cameras remain subject to House control.

June 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Wednesday joined dozens of his fellow House Democrats for a sit-in on the House floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republican leadership allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence.

June 3, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, on Friday completed a three-day visit to Pakistan during which he pressed senior leaders on the need for increased cooperation in rooting out terrorism.

May 23, 2016 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) held a reception Saturday honoring five students from the 15th Congressional District whom he has nominated to the United States Service Academies.

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May 11, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Wednesday introduced the Fairness in Forgiveness Act, which would let current and former long-time workers at all 16 privately operated Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories seek forgiveness of their federal student loans.
 
April 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence passed the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 which included several provisions championed by Rep.

April 25, 2016 Press Release

HAYWARD – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced the winners of his 4th annual Congressional Art Competition on Saturday at Hayward’s Sun Gallery.

High school students from throughout the Congressman’s East Bay district submitted dozens of paintings, drawings, collages, photographs and other works of art, which were judged by a panel of distinguished artists from the 15th District.

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November 26, 2013 In The News

A House panel has approved by a voice vote a bill aimed at strengthening the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity workforce.

October 11, 2013 In The News

According to Congressman Eric Swalwell  (D-Dublin), Congress has been “taken hostage” by a handful of Republicans who want President Obama’s signature healthcare program, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), defunded before a budget will be passed.

September 24, 2013 In The News

The Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence in San Ramon will receive a $125,000 grant from the Department of Commerce, thanks to some help from Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin).

September 18, 2013 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced on Tuesday, Sept. 18 that the Hayward Police Department will receive a three-year federal Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant to hire two School Resource Officers (SROs). The SROs will help Hayward improve school safety and address youth gang violence.  In July, Rep.

September 17, 2013 In The News

The Hayward Coalition for Healthy Youth and Ashland Cherryland Violence Prevention Collaborative will be receiving a grant to help prevent the youth in Hayward, Ashland and Cherryland from using and abusing drugs.

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September 13, 2013 In The News

Freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, holds the most exemplary voter-participation record among 

August 31, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — David Valadao, a soft-spoken California dairy farmer, was barely six months in 

August 29, 2013 In The News

It’s been a travel-heavy recess for freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Pleasanton.

August 27, 2013 In The News

Sandstone Diagnostics Inc. won a nearly $150,000 National Institutes of Health grant to develop an instrument to quickly detect a potentially deadly blood infection in newborns.

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