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Jun 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Research and Technology today held a hearing to review research, development and technology (RD&T) activities conducted through the U.S.

Jun 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology today held a joint hearing to examine concerns raised in a recent National Science Board (NSB) report on how to mi

Jun 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) today released the following statement after Democratic members used procedural tactics to delay and ultimately obstruct Subcommittee consideration of a draft bill to reauthorize research and development (R&D) programs at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Jun 9, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved the NASA Authorization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4412) with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 401 - 2.

Jun 9, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2014 (S. 1254) by voice vote.

Jun 4, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the National Research Council (NRC) released a report titled “Pathways to Exploration – Rationales and Approaches for a U.S.

Jun 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement in response to the Obama administration’s announcement of stringent new EPA carbon regulations for existing power plants.

May 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to evaluate the process behind the United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report.

May 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today will offer a joint amendment with House Republican Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) to reduce funding for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Social/Behavioral/Economic (SBE) Research Directorate for Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) by over $15 million.

May 28, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today approved the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Act (H.R. 4186) by a vote of 20-16.

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