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Apr 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to provide Members an overview of the most important scientific, technical and economic factors that should guide climate-related decision-making.

Apr 24, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today in a Space Subcommittee hearing to review NASA’s fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget request, Members expressed numerous concerns to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden over the Obama administration’s priorities for the agency.

Apr 24, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Research and Technology today held a hearing to examine how advancements in information technology and data analytics enable private and public sector organizations to spur new product and service innovations.

Apr 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In response to an announcement this afternoon that NASA’s Kepler satellite discovered three new planets that could be habitable, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement.

Apr 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Research today held a hearing to review the administration’s fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Apr 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today questioned Dr. John Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, on the President’s research priorities.

Apr 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Energy and Oversight today held a joint hearing to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of federal incentives for onshore and offshore wind technology.  The hearing builds on previous hearings that reviewed

Apr 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed two important Science Committee bills that coordinate and drive research and development (R&D) across federal agencies to better address cyber threats to America’s high-tech infrastructure. 

Apr 11, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today approved two important bills that improve the science behind regulatory decision-making at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

Apr 10, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held the second part of a two-part series of hearings looking at the tracking, characterization and mitigation of Near Earth Objects (NEOs).  Today’s hearing focused on the most viable near-term

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