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Jul 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today approved the NASA Authorization Act of 2013 [H.R.

Jul 10, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Research and Technology Subcommittee today held a legislative hearing to examine the need for strategic planning for national manufacturing competitiveness. The hearing reviewed the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act [H.R. 2447] introduced by Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.). 

Jul 10, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Space Subcommittee today approved a draft bill to reauthorize programs at NASA for two years, including a topline budget of $16.8 billion dollars for the agency, which is consistent with the requirements of the Budget Control Act.

Jun 27, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging the Department to rely on its own extensive scientific analysis and not let political interventio

Jun 27, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Oversight and Energy Subcommittees today held a joint hearing to evaluate the benefits and shortfalls of Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs). Federal agencies, such as NASA and U.S.

Jun 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Environment Subcommittee today held its second hearing in a two-part series to examine ways to improve weather forecasting at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and to receive testimony on

Jun 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In response to President Obama’s speech this afternoon at Georgetown University regarding his plan to bypass Congress and move forward with major new regulations, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following statements.

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced it has backed away from its controversial study alleging groundwater contamination from hydraulic fracturing activities in Pavillion, Wyo.

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