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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.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the Committee on the Judiciary and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced the Corporate Duty to Report Act of 2019, which would require companies to disclose to the government when a foreign person, country, or organization attempts to subvert our election once again with political ads.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) called for an impeachment inquiry concerning U.S. Attorney General William Barr.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – Today, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Duty to Report Act – legislation to help protect our elections from foreign interference by requiring federal campaign officials to notify law enforcement if offered assistance by agents of another government.

April 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led 96 House Members in urging rejection of President Donald Trump’s proposal to slash funding for transit security that is crucial to protecting American lives.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) led 140 of his House colleagues in opposing President Trump’s proposal to gut America’s investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), chair of the Intelligence Modernization and Readiness Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement Friday after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his investigative report to Attorney General William Barr:

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) reintroduced the Journalist Protection Act to make a federal crime of certain attacks on those reporting the news.

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In The News

January 13, 2014 In The News

“I haven’t learned this much in a single year in my entire life.”

That’s how Rep. Eric Swalwell describes his first 12 months as a congressman.

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January 9, 2014 In The News

Freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell of California was 3,000 miles from Washington when he scored one of the greatest successes of his congressional career.

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January 6, 2014 In The News

PLEASANTON — A new federal law clears the way for a Marine Corps band to play again at the Scottish Highland Gathering and Games after a one-year absence.

In 2013, the Department of Defense barred travel for military bands playing at many community events, including the Scottish Games in Pleasanton, even if event sponsors paid the travel costs.

December 23, 2013 In The News

Habitat for Humanity typically builds houses, but a Habitat event last month tore one down.

A team of Livermore-based Sandia National Laboratories volunteers led by the lab’s engineering services manager Larry Carrillo kicked off a new Habitat for Humanity project that will partially demolish and rebuild a dilapidated 60-year-old house in Livermore.

December 15, 2013 In The News

DUBLIN, Calif. —

In Dublin, those looking to pick the perfect Christmas tree Sunday were by one of the last people expected to be working there: U.S. Congressman Eric Swalwell.

Swalwell told KTVU Sunday that his work at the Morning Glory Farm Christmas Trees was part of his monthly attempt to meet his constituents by doing their jobs.

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December 10, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress clearly like to talk. And talk.

But when it comes to sitting on a plane next to a passenger jabbering on the phone through a long flight, a lot of lawmakers prefer silence, so much so they are contemplating legislation to stop in-flight calling.

December 4, 2013 In The News

An East Bay Army reservist is the Army’s Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year after winning the annual Best Warrior Competition.

December 3, 2013 In The News

Four members of California’s congressional delegation, three from the Bay Area, have written a letter to U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag protesting the continued federal crackdown against suppliers of medical marijuana whose activities have been deemed legal under state law.

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December 1, 2013 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has introduced legislation that would use federal funds to replace much of California’s Redevelopment Agency development obligations that were declared illegal by Gov. Jerry Brown.

November 26, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Air Force should air drop humanitarian supplies and  food to the most remote and inaccessible areas of the Philippines following  Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, several lawmakers wrote to the US defense secretary and  the USAID head.

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