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Sep 28, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) and Committee Members Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD), and Rep.

Sep 27, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The President yesterday signed into law H.R. 4158, a bipartisan bill introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) to confirm full ownership rights to artifacts received by Apollo-era astronauts from their space missions. 

Sep 25, 2012 Press Release

Gulfport, MS - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden today announced three changes to senior leadership at the Agency.  Mr.

Sep 21, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) and Representative Dan Boren (D-OK) today introduced legislation to improve Federal efforts to prepare for and respond to drought.  The bill, H.R.

Sep 21, 2012 Press Release
GOP Amendments Aim to Strengthen Transparency and Independent Review of Costly Regulations

Washington, D.C. – Republican Members of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee last evening spoke on the House Floor and offered amendments in support of H.R. 3409, referred to as the “Stop the War on Coal Act.”  The bill passed the House today by a vote of 233 to 175.

Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) made the following statement:

Sep 19, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today unanimously approved H.R.

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The House today approved H.R. 6213, the No More Solyndras Act, by a vote of 245 to 161.  Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) spoke in support of the fiscally responsible measure.

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to review NASA’s rationale for selecting three companies to award $1.1 billion to develop competing concepts for human space transportation launch systems.  Witnesses and Members discussed the cost and safety implications of these decisions and examined the level of NASA’s insight and thus, its ab

Sep 12, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight held a hearing to examine the events that led to an unauthorized reprogramming of millions of dollars within the National Weather Service (NWS). 

Sep 12, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics today held a hearing to examine ongoing development of the next generation heavy-lift launch vehicle, called the Space Launch System (SLS), the Orion crew capsule, as well as to discuss how these technol

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