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Feb 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved the FAA Leadership in Groundbreaking High-Tech R&D Act, or FLIGHT R&D Act, a bill introduced by Rep. Steve Knight (R-Calif).

Feb 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed the bipartisan Scientific Research in the National Interest Act (H.R. 3293) to ensure that the National Science Foundation (NSF) is open and accountable to the taxpayers about how their hard-earned dollars are spent.

Feb 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to examine executive branch overreach surrounding regulations that are often rushed through toward the end of a presidential administration, commonly referred to as “midnight regulations.” Witnesses discussed proposed regulations by the U.S.

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement in response to the president’s budget proposal.

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling to halt President Obama’s energy regulations.

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Republican leaders today named Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to a special taskforce that will address how the Republican party can work together to roll back regulatory burdens at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal agencies.

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today cleared the way for the bipartisan Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) (H.R. 3033) to be signed into law.

Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to examine the various scientific, economic and other policy issues surrounding President Obama’s recent pledge to the United Nations-led effort to curtail greenhouse gas emissions.

Jan 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Space Subcommittee Chairman Brian Babin (R-Texas) released the following statements today in observance of NASA’s Day of Remembrance for those who lost their lives in the Apollo 1, Columbia, and Challenger missions.

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