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Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved the bipartisan STEM Education Act of 2015 (H.R. 1020), introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.).

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to receive testimony and question Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) science and technology priorities represented in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. 

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Vice-Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) and Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) today introduced the bipartisan EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act to bring fairness, transparency, and independence to the EPA’s expert panel.  Similar legislation passed the House in the 113th Congress with bipartisan support.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) today will introduce the Secret Science Reform Act to ensure future EPA regulations are based on the best available science. Similar legislation passed the House in the 113th Congress with bipartisan support.

Feb 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment held a joint hearing to examine schedule delays to our nation’s next generation weather forecasting satellites and the implications of the impending gap in weather data.

Feb 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today praised House passage of the NASA Authorization Act of 2015, legislation intended to reaffirm Congress’s commitment to NASA as a multi mission agency with programs in science, aeronautics, exploration, and human spaceflight, and make clear that Mars should be NASA’s primary goal.

Feb 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today announced details of the NASA Authorization Act of 2015, legislation intended to reaffirm Congress’s commitment to NASA as a multi mission agency with programs in science, aeronautics, exploration, and human spaceflight, and make clear that Mars should be NASA’s primary goal.

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In light of conflicting information about the intended purpose of detailed EPA maps of U.S.

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