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Jul 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today welcomed the resignation of Office of Personnel and Management Director Katherine Archuleta. Archuleta announced Friday that she would step down following recent news of data breaches that compromised the personal information of more than 20 million federal employees.

Jul 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Space held a hearing to examine the current status of the International Space Station (ISS) and evaluate the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) plans for dealing with operational and maintenance challenges.

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee held a hearing to receive testimony from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy on the agency’s overreaching regulatory agenda.

Jul 8, 2015 Press Release

Witnesses say OPM ignored guidance, failed to prioritize computer network security

Jul 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – By voice vote, the House of Representatives yesterday adopted an amendment offered by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to prohibit the EPA from basing regulations on research data that is not publicly available.

Jun 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that EPA must consider cost before deciding whether the Mercury Air Toxics regulation is appropriate and necessary to regulate under the Clean Air Act.

Jun 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Space Subcommittee Chairman Brian Babin (R-Texas) released the following statements in response to Sunday's unsuccessful ISS resupply launch attempt from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Jun 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Environment and Energy Subcommittees today held a joint hearing to examine the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) recent analysis of the impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan. The report was requested by Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) in August 2014 and released last month.

Jun 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report titled, 3D Printing: Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Implications of Additive Manufacturing.

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