Improve Criminal DNA Testing and Reduce Backlog

February 26, 2014

From: The Honorable Eric Swalwell Sent By: Date: 2/6/2014 February 5, 2014 Dear Colleague: We ask you to join us in sending the letter below to the FBI, urging it to take steps to increase the speed with which DNA is tested and profiles unloaded into CODIS. DNA is an incredibly powerful tool in […]

Cosponsor the Kids before Cons Act

February 26, 2014

As we debate how to allocate limited federal dollars, we must pay close attention to specific programs we are funding.

It’s ‘America Saves’ Week: Join in the Conversation

February 26, 2014

As Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Financial & Economic Literacy Caucus, we encourage you to support and participate in the annual America Saves Week, happening right now.

Cosponsor the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act HR 4056

February 26, 2014

The Government Accountability Office confirmed that the federal government spent $975 million on repair and maintenance on the 588,000 vehicles used by federal agencies in fiscal year 2011. We have introduced legislation, the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act (HR 4056), which aims to save taxpayer dollars by reducing spending on vehicle repair and maintenance by federal agencies without sacrificing safety, performance, or quality.

Support Rigell Amendment to H.R. 2804

February 26, 2014

I am asking for your support of my amendment to H.R. 2804, All Economic Regulations Are Transparent Act of 2014, which will be considered later today.

Join The Congressional Clean Water Caucus

February 25, 2014

We believe that innovation and technology hold the keys to addressing many of our nation’s most serious water quality, water quantity and water infrastructure challenges.

Letter to FDA: Ensure the Safety of Generic Drugs for Women

February 25, 2014

We encourage you to join us in sending a letter to the Food and Drug Administration, applauding the agency for its proposed regulation allowing generic drug manufacturers to improve and update their labeling with the most current safety warnings—just as brand-name drug manufacturers are able to do.

Immigration Discussion with Dan-el Padilla Peralta – TODAY at 3pm in 441 Cannon HOB

February 25, 2014

I invite you and your staff to attend a discussion on immigration with Dan-el Padilla Peralta – a formerly undocumented, homeless immigrant who rose to become salutatorian of his class at Princeton University, received his Master’s degree from Oxford University,

FLOOR VOTE TONIGHT – Bipartisan Opposition to the Unlocking Consumer Choice Act (H.R.1123)

February 25, 2014

We are writing to urge you to vote against the Unlocking Consumer Choice Act (H.R.1123) on the suspension calendar this week.

Member Submissions for FY 2015 Energy and Water Development Appropriations

February 24, 2014

As Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, I want to make you aware of the subcommittee’s procedures for receiving Members’ programmatic and language submissions for consideration in the fiscal year 2015 Appropriations