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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California



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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.

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.

March 30, 2016 Press Release

PLEASANTON, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) convened a discussion on juvenile justice and how to break the cycle of poverty and crime Wednesday at the Alameda County Juvenile Court and detention facility in San Leandro.

March 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) today led 66 House members in urging strong funding to help America’s mass transit agencies keep their riders safe and secure.

March 22, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said the following about today’s terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

“I stand with the people of Belgium and mourn the loss of life,” Swalwell said. “Today’s attacks, on a 183-year ally and the host country to NATO, must not paralyze us with fear or go unanswered.

March 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led 13 other House members in urging funding for two projects to benefit Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the California campus of Sandia National Laboratory (SNL), so that the labs’ workers can remain safe while completing their mission to keep America safe and thriving.

March 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Responding to a bipartisan request from House Sharing Economy Caucus co-chairs Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Darrell Issa (R-CA), the General Services Administration (GSA) has agreed to advise federal agencies that employees’ use of transportation network companies (TNCs) – often called ridesharing companies – is a permitted, reimbursable expense.

March 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Reps. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) this week led 24 House members in urging funding for a program that maintains our national security and keeps America moving toward a new energy future.


In The News

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.

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.