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Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jun 25, 2014 Press Release

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. 

Jun 24, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jun 24, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jun 20, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jun 19, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today released a joint staff report titled, Whistleblower Reprisal and Management Failures at the U.S.

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.

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