H.R. 2153, the Securing American Leadership in Science and Technology Act of 2021 (SALSTA)



SALSTA creates a long-term strategy for investment in basic research and infrastructure to protect the economic and national security of the United States. 

SALSTA will: 

  • Double basic research over 10 years. 
  • Invest in the science and technology to drive the development of cleaner, more efficient, low-cost, advanced energy like advanced nuclear, battery storage, and carbon capture technologies.
  • Prioritize critical research areas to establish global leadership in industries of the future like quantum science, artificial intelligence, supercomputing, advanced materials and manufacturing, and cybersecurity. 
  • Expand our STEM workforce and enhance the American talent pipeline.
  • Invest in the infrastructure needed to maintain world-class research facilities.
  • Protect American research from foreign theft.

SALSTA Fact Sheet 

SALSTA Legislative Summary



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Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES)