Washington, D.C. - The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a live downlink with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The satellite feed allowed Members of the Committee to ask questions of U.S.
Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved two bipartisan Science, Space, and Technology Committee bills to help make federal research and development (R&D) more effective and efficient.
Washington, D.C. - The Subcommittee on Research and Technology today convened a hearing to explore current policy options to incentivize breakthrough advances in disease treatments.
Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved four Science, Space, and Technology Committee bills with broad bipartisan support, including the STEM Education Act of 2014 (H.R. 5031), introduced by Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas).
Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to examine the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule that expands the agency’s jurisdiction over “waters of the United States” regulated under the Clean Water Act.
Washington, D.C. – The Research & Technology and Oversight subcommittees today held a joint hearing to assess the potential benefits of new technologies to prevent hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). There have been high percentages of HAIs and mortality rates among patients at some Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals.
Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to review the recommendations of a recent report conducted by the National Research Council (NRC) on the future of human spaceflight.
Chairman Smith: “The Supreme Court yesterday put the White House on notice, calling EPA’s regulatory actions ‘outrageous.’ Costly and burdensome regulations put American jobs at risk.
Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today approved the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4012) to require that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) base its regulations on data that is public.
Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Space and Oversight today held a joint hearing to review troubles NASA has encountered in managing access of its facilities and protecting sensitive information from foreign nationals.