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February 06, 2020

H.R. 5760, the Grid Security Research and Development Act

Legislation: H.R. 5760, the Grid Security Research and Development Act Endorsements: Duke Energy Edison Electric Institute (EEI) National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) United States Chamber of …  Continue Reading 

January 24, 2020

H.R. 5666, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2020

H.R. 5666, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of …  Continue Reading 

December 17, 2019

H.R. 2986, the Better Energy Storage Technologies (BEST) Act

Legislation: H.R. 2986, the BEST Act Endorsements: American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) BPC Action National Audubon Society Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) ClearPath Duke Energy Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Energy Storage Association (ESA) "ESA commends the House Science, Space, & Technology Committee for considering an amended version of the Better Energy Storage Technology Act (H.R. 2986)," said Kelly …  Continue Reading 

December 16, 2019

H.R. 5374, the Advanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation: H.R. 5374, the "Advanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019" Endorsements: American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) "ACORE is pleased to endorse the Advanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019 (H.R. 5374). In addition to continuing the important work of the DOE's Geothermal Technologies Office, H.R. 5374 will facilitate productive tech transfer from the oil and gas industry to emerging and non-polluting geothermal uses, catalyze recovery of …  Continue Reading 

December 13, 2019

H.R. 5428, the Grid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation: H.R. 5428, the "Grid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2019" Endorsements: BPC Action Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Duke Energy Edison Electric Institute (EEI) GridWise Alliance National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Union of Concerned Scientists "The nation's aging electrical grid is in need of improvements to handle immense changes ahead. Thankfully, the Grid Modernization Research and Development Act recognizes and fosters …  Continue Reading 

October 16, 2019

H.R. 2051, the Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act

Floor Statement: Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation H.R. 2051, the Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act Endorsements: The American Chemistry Council The American Chemical Society The Biotechnology Innovation Organization The GC3 Sustainable Chemistry Alliance The Household and Commerical Products Association The National Association of …  Continue Reading 

September 20, 2019

H.R. 4373, the Engineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2019

Floor Statement: Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation: H.R. 4373, the Engineering Biology Research and Development Act of …  Continue Reading 

September 18, 2019

H.R. 4372, the MSI STEM Achievement Act

Floor Statement: Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation: H.R. 4372, the MSI STEM Achievement Act Endorsements: American Indian Science and Engineering Society Computing Alliance for Hispanic Serving Institutions National Society of Black Engineers Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) STEM Education Coalition Thurgood Marshall College Fund United Negro College …  Continue Reading 

August 08, 2019

H.R. 4230, the Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019

Legislation: H.R. 4230 the Clean Industrial Act of 2019 Endorsements: Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) American Chemistry Council American Chemical Society (ACS) American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ArcelorMittal BlueGreen Alliance BPC Action "BPC Action commends the bicameral, bipartisan introduction of the Clean Industrial Technology Act (CITA) by Sens. Whitehouse (D-RI), Capito (R-WV), Braun (R-IN), and Manchin (D-WV) and Reps. Casten (D-IL), …  Continue Reading 

July 29, 2019

H.R. 4091, the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019

Statement Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation H.R. 4091, the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019 Endorsements Alliance to Save Energy American Chemical Society (ACS) American Council for Capital Formation American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) "We commend Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson for the introduction of the ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019 and her continued role as a champion for clean energy innovation. The ARPA-E program provides critical research …  Continue Reading 

July 16, 2019

H.R. 3766, ‘‘One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act’’

H.R. 3766, ''One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space …  Continue Reading 

July 10, 2019

H.R. 3609, the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation H.R. 3609, the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 Endorsements American Chemical Society American Wind Energy Association Bipartisan Policy Center BPC Action commends Reps. Tonko (D-NY), Bacon (R-NE), Kennedy (D-MA), and Fortenberry (R-NE)for the introduction of the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019, H.R. 3609. We commend the Congressional support for improving and expanding wind energy generation in the United States. As we look to increase …  Continue Reading 

July 10, 2019

H.R. 3597, the Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation H.R. 3597, the Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 Endorsements American Chemical Society Bipartisan Policy Center BPC Action commends Reps. McAdams (D-UT) and Fortenberry (R-NE) for the introduction of the Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019, H.R. 3597. We applaud the congressional support for improving and expanding solar energy generation in the United States. U.S. investment in energy innovation is needed to continue developing greater …  Continue Reading 

July 10, 2019

H.R. 3607, the Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019

Legislation H.R. 3607, the Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 Endorsements American Chemical Society Bipartisan Policy Center Carbon180 Carbon Capture Coalition Carbon Utilization Research Council Chamber of Commerce ClearPath ConservAmerica Energy Choice Coalition Environmental Defense Fund Natural Resources Defense …  Continue Reading 

June 11, 2019

H.R. 3196, the Vera C. Rubin Observatory Designation Act

Statements Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation H.R. 3196, the Vera C. Rubin Observatory Designation Act Endorsements American Astronomical Society Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy Carnegie Institution for Science LSST …  Continue Reading 

May 07, 2019

H.R. 2528, the STEM Opportunities Act of 2019

Floor Statement: Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation H.R. 2528, the STEM Opportunities Act of 2019 Endorsements American Association for the Advancement of Science American Council on Education American Mathematical Society American Physiological Society American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) American Society of Human Genetics American Society for Microbiology Computing Research Association Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology …  Continue Reading 

April 30, 2019

H.R. 2397, the American Manufacturing Leadership Act

Legislation H.R. 2397, the American Manufacturing Leadership Act Endorsements Alliance for American Manufacturing "The Alliance for American Manufacturing lauds the introduction of The American Manufacturing Leadership Act. Manufacturing USA was created to bolster domestic manufacturing by fostering collaborative innovation clusters that help manufacturers invent, adopt, and produce next generation technologies and products. It is critical to our nation's long-term success that …  Continue Reading 

February 27, 2019

H.R. 1396, the Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act

Legislation H.R. 1396, the Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act Endorsements American Association for the Advancement of Science Alfred P. Sloan Foundation American Chemical Society American Geophysical Union American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics American Mathematical Society "The American Mathematical Society applauds Congressional efforts to award Gold Medals to 'Hidden Figures' Christine Darden, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Dorothy Vaughan. These women …  Continue Reading 

January 10, 2019

H.R. 435, the National Gun Violence Research Act

Legislation H.R. 435, the National Gun Violence Research Act Endorsements The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Doctors for America Everytown for Gun Safety Major Cities Chiefs Association Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America "For too long, gun violence has not been treated as the serious public health issue that it is," said Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America "We've seen the crucial impact that studying tobacco, alcohol and other public health …  Continue Reading 

January 03, 2019

H.R. 36, the Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019

Statements Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Legislation H.R. 36, the Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 Endorsements American Association of Physics Teachers American Astronomical Society American Chemical Society American Educational Research Association "Sexual harassment in the academic workplace has been far too prevalent for far too long and must be eliminated. With this legislation, Congress has an opportunity to make a real difference through concrete, …  Continue Reading 

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