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September 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House late Wednesday night adopted a bipartisan amendment offered by Reps. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) to put $10 million toward studying improvements to airport perimeter security in Fiscal Year 2018.

August 21, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – The bipartisan, bicameral Rapid DNA Act – of which Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) was the lead Democratic House cosponsor, to help local law enforcement use new technology to speed up justice – has been signed into law by President Donald Trump.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell invites 15th Congressional District constituents to join him at a series of upcoming public events:

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June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Richard Hudson (R-NC), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) today introduced the bipartisan Widening Internet Readiness for Employment Development (WIRED) Act to help students, veterans, the unemployed, and the underemployed in their job searches.

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June 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) & Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) today introduced the Student Loan Interest Deduction (SLID) Act to address the growing student debt crisis that affects more than 42 million borrowers in the United States.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) & Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Strengthening Loan 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.

June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – 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.

June 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) on Tuesday announced a week of action to address student loan debt, a $1.3 trillion crisis that affects millions of Americans and their families.

June 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) issued the following statement after several people were shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, VA, at a practice session for this week’s charity Congressional baseball game:

June 2, 2017 Press Release

CASTRO VALLEY, CA – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee and founder and chairman of the Future Forum, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address today, highlighting the Trump budget’s assault on higher education and Democrats’ resolve to restore Americans’ freedom to dream a better life for our children.

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In The News

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.

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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.

November 26, 2013 In The News

Filipinos currently in the United States should be allowed to remain temporarily after their visas expire due to Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation of the Philippines, say members of Congress from both sides of the aisle.

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.

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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.

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