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July 25, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Overview of Commercial Space Industry Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, "The Commercial Space Landscape: Innovation, Market, and Policy." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon, and thank you Chairwoman Horn for holding this hearing on the "Commercial Space Landscape." I also want to welcome our witnesses. It's good to have you here and we appreciate …  Continue Reading 

July 25, 2019

Chairwoman Horn’s Opening Statement for Overview of Commercial Space Industry Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, "The Commercial Space Landscape: Innovation, Market, and Policy." Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Rep. Kendra Horn's (D-OK), opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon, and welcome to today's hearing on "The Commercial Space Landscape: Innovation, Market, and Policy." I especially want to welcome our …  Continue Reading 

July 25, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Sustainable Chemistry Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology is holding a hearing titled, "Benign by Design: Innovations in Sustainable Chemistry." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Thank you, Chairwoman Stevens and Ranking Member Baird, for holding this hearing. I would also like to welcome the expert witnesses and thank you for participating this morning. The purpose of this …  Continue Reading 

July 25, 2019

Chairwoman Stevens’ Opening Statement for Sustainable Chemistry Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology is holding a hearing titled, "Benign by Design: Innovations in Sustainable Chemistry." Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Haley Stevens' (D-MI), opening statement for the record is below. Good morning and welcome to our distinguished panelists. We are here to discuss a very important topic, one that has enormous potential to change the way …  Continue Reading 

July 24, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Markup of H.R. 3597, H.R. 3607, H.R. 3609, and H.R. 335

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is marking up H.R. 3597, the "Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019", H.R. 3607, the "Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019", H.R. 3609, the "Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019", and H.R. 335, the "South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2019." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Welcome to today's markup of four good …  Continue Reading 

July 22, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Hurricane Research and Resiliency Field Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Environment is holding a field hearing in Houston, Texas, titled, "Weathering the Storm: Improving Hurricane Resiliency through Research." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon and thank you, Chair Fletcher, for convening this important hearing on how we can improve hurricane resilience research. I am excited to hear how we can help …  Continue Reading 

July 22, 2019

Chair Fletcher’s Opening Statement for Hurricane Research and Resiliency Field Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Environment is holding a field hearing in Houston, Texas, titled, "Weathering the Storm: Improving Hurricane Resiliency through Research." Chair of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep. Lizzie Fletcher's (D-TX), opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon, and welcome to the Subcommittee on Environment's field hearing on hurricane and coastal resilience research. I am glad we …  Continue Reading 

July 17, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Grid Modernization Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, "The Future of Electricity Delivery: Modernizing and Securing our Nation's Electricity Grid." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon and thank you, Chairman Lamb, for holding this hearing on two important and related issues that our nation's energy infrastructure is now confronting: the resilience …  Continue Reading 

July 17, 2019

Chairman Lamb’s Opening Statement for Grid Modernization Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, "The Future of Electricity Delivery: Modernizing and Securing our Nation's Electricity Grid." Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy, Rep. Conor Lamb's (D-PA), opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon and thank you to all our witnesses joining to discuss a critical topic to our nation: the electric grid. When we were first started building …  Continue Reading 

July 17, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Scientific Integrity Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology and Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight are holding a joint hearing titled, "Scientific Integrity in Federal Agencies." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good morning to our witnesses and welcome to the hearing. I am proud to be an original cosponsor of the Scientific Integrity Act, and I commend …  Continue Reading 

July 17, 2019

Chairwoman Sherrill’s Opening Statement for Scientific Integrity Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology and Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight are holding a joint hearing titled, "Scientific Integrity in Federal Agencies." Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Rep Mikie Sherrill's (D-NJ), opening statement for the record is below. Thank you, Chairwoman Stevens. It's a great pleasure to be here today at this joint subcommittee …  Continue Reading 

July 17, 2019

Chairwoman Stevens' Opening Statement for Scientific Integrity Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology and Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight are holding a joint hearing titled, "Scientific Integrity in Federal Agencies." Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Haley Stevens' (D-MI), opening statement for the record is below. Good morning and thank you to the witnesses for being here this morning to discuss policies and procedures …  Continue Reading 

July 16, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for EPA Advisory Committee Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight and Subcommittee on Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, "EPA Advisory Committees: How Science Should Inform Decisions." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Thank you to both our Chairs, and I would like to join you in welcoming our witnesses this afternoon. In fact, we have a panel full of familiar …  Continue Reading 

July 16, 2019

Chair Fletcher’s Opening Statement for EPA Advisory Committee Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight and Subcommittee on Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, "EPA Advisory Committees: How Science Should Inform Decisions." Chair of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep. Lizzie Fletcher's (D-TX), opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon. I would like to join Chairwoman Sherrill in welcoming all of our witnesses to today's hearing on …  Continue Reading 

July 16, 2019

Chairwoman Sherrill’s Opening Statement for EPA Advisory Committee Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight and Subcommittee on Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, "EPA Advisory Committees: How Science Should Inform Decisions." Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Rep Mikie Sherrill's (D-NJ), opening statement for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to today's joint hearing of the Investigations and Oversight and …  Continue Reading 

July 16, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson's Opening Statement for Legacy of Apollo Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is holding a full Committee hearing titled, "The Legacy of Apollo." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to today's hearing on "The Legacy of Apollo." I want to thank each of our distinguished witnesses for their participation, and I look forward to your testimony. As some of you may know, today is the 50th anniversary of the launch of …  Continue Reading 

July 11, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Surface Transportation R&D Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology is holding a hearing titled, "Bumper to Bumper: The Need for a National Surface Transportation Research Agenda." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Thank you Chairwoman Stevens and Ranking Member Baird for holding this hearing, and thank you to the witnesses for your participation. In addition to being chairwoman of …  Continue Reading 

July 11, 2019

Chairwoman Stevens’ Opening Statement for Surface Transportation R&D Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology is holding a hearing titled, "Bumper to Bumper: The Need for a National Surface Transportation Research Agenda." Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Haley Stevens' (D-MI), opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon and welcome to this hearing to review surface transportation research. We appreciate our expert witnesses for …  Continue Reading 

July 11, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Glacial and Ice Sheet Melt Hearing

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is holding a full Committee hearing titled, "Earth's Thermometers: Glacial and Ice Sheet Melt in a Changing Climate." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good morning. I would like to welcome our witnesses to the Science, Space, and Technology Committee's hearing entitled "Earth's Thermometers: Glacial and Ice Sheet Melt in a Changing Climate." It seems as …  Continue Reading 

July 10, 2019

Chairwoman Johnson's Opening Statement for Markup of H.R. 3597, H.R. 3607, and H.R. 3609

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Energy is holding a markup of H.R. 3597, the Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019; H.R. 3607, the Fossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019; and H.R. 3609, the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon and thank you, Chairman Lamb, for holding this mark-up to …  Continue Reading 

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