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Feb 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement following a speech by President Obama announcing a new $1 billion “Climate Resilience Fund” that will be included in his administration’s budget proposal next month.

Feb 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2431) by a vote of 365 - 21.

Feb 6, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today introduced the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4012), a bill to prohibit the EPA from proposing regulations based upon science that is not transparent or not reproducible.

Feb 4, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Space Subcommittee today held a hearing to examine various changes that have taken place within the commercial space launch industry and to discuss potential updates to the Commercial Space Launch Act (CSLA).

Jan 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement honoring the fallen heroes of Apollo 1, Columbia, and Challenger:

Jan 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address. 

Jan 21, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced that Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) will be the new Chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment.

Jan 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In order to ensure the safety and security of Americans’ personal data, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today called on President Obama to formally certify the safety and security of Healthcare.gov.

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