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Mar 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing titled, Threats from Space: A Review of U.S. Government Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors. The hearing is the first in a two-part series on what the U.S.

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) today responded to President Obama’s call for an additional $2 billion in spending on green energy programs.  The President made the announcement during remarks at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.  

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Oversight today held its second in a series of hearings to review challenges facing the nation’s science agencies, as the Committee prepares to review the Administration’s FY 2014 budget request.  Agency Inspectors General (IG) te

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today unanimously approved two critical bipartisan bills that coordinate and drive research and development (R&D) across federal agencies to address cyber threats to America’s high-tech infrastructure.  The Committee approved the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013 (H.R.

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Energy today held a hearing to examine various forms of federal financial support for the development and production of fuels and energy technologies. 

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Research today held a hearing to examine industry and non-profit philanthropic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education initiatives.

Mar 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced that Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) will serve as the new Chairman of the Environment Subcommittee. 

Mar 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Research today held a hearing to evaluate making data from federally funded research publicly available.  Members stressed that public access to data is an issue of transparency and is vital to scientific integrity.

Mar 4, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member David Vitter (R-La.) today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Air and Radiat

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. –Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Paul Broun (R-Ga.) and Rep.

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