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Jan 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after voting in favor of a proposal to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

Jan 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed three bipartisan Science, Space, and Technology Committee bills to prioritize research to improve tsunami and windstorm preparedness, as well as research on low-dose radiation.

Dec 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced the roster of Republican Members to serve on the Committee in the 114th Congress. The Members will be formally appointed by the full House of Representatives at the start of the 114th Congress.

Dec 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The House of Representatives yesterday approved bipartisan Science Committee legislation to coordinate and drive research and development (R&D) across federal agencies to address cyber threats to America’s high-tech infrastructure.  The Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014 (S.

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Energy today held a hearing to examine the next generation of reactor designs, including research and development (R&D) at the Department of Energy (DOE) and challenges for private investment in new nuclear energy technology.

Dec 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Space Subcommittee today held a hearing on the progress of the nation’s next generation deep space exploration vehicle and heavy lift rocket.

Dec 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced its plans to enact new policies to address transparency and accountability for federally funded research

Dec 5, 2014 Press Release

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released a statement following the launch of the Orion spacecraft from Cape Canaveral:

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to examine how the National Ecological Observatory Network Inc.

Dec 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Space Subcommittee Chairman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today released a statement following a Committee briefing on the ongoing investigations of the recent Antares rocket failure and SpaceShipTwo crash.

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