Also, retains seat on Intelligence Select Committee
Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell recently announced he will join the House Judiciary Committee in addition to continuing to serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.Read more
By Carolyn Tyler
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --The Trump administration begins this week and for many a cloud hangs over his presidency because of Russia's meddling in the election process.
East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell spoke with ABC7 News to talk about his call for an investigation into Russia's election hacking and the fact that lawmakers are boycotting Trump's inauguration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representatives Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Rapid DNA Act. This legislation would establish a system to enable law enforcement officials to use Rapid DNA instruments to help reduce DNA backlogs. Unlike traditional DNA analysis, which can take weeks, Rapid DNA analysis permits processing of DNA samples in approximately 90 minutes or less.Read more
Incumbent Eric Swalwell, a Democrat, is seeking his third term in Congress as the representative of the 15th District, which includes Livermore, Pleasanton and Dublin. He is opposed by Republican Danny Turner.
The Independent recommends Swalwell for his response to and interaction with his constituents. He regularly holds town hall meetings and attends a variety of events ranging from parades to workshops with young industry workers.Read more