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Mar 6, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved an amendment offered by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to the Electric Security and Affordability Act (H.R. 3826).

Mar 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is moving forward with new standards, known at Tier 3, that will require the sulfur content of gasoline to be cut by two thirds.

Feb 28, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved a bipartisan bill (H.R. 1786) introduced by Rep.

Feb 27, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to explore the potential for a human mission in 2021 to fly by the planets Mars and Venus.

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.

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