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September 29, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Managing the Risks of Artificial Intelligence

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology is holding a hearing titled, Trustworthy AI: Managing the Risks of Artificial Intelligence. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Thank you, Chairwoman Stevens and Ranking Member Feenstra, for holding today’s hearing. And welcome to our esteemed panel of witnesses.  We are here today …  Continue Reading 

September 29, 2022

Chairwoman Stevens Opening Statement for Hearing on Managing the Risks of Artificial Intelligence

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology is holding a hearing titled, Trustworthy AI: Managing the Risks of Artificial Intelligence. Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Haley Stevens (D-MI), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning and welcome to today’s Research and Technology hearing to examine the harmful impacts associated with …  Continue Reading 

September 28, 2022

Chairwoman Haley Stevens (D-MI) Floor Statement for S. 4900, the SBIR and STTR Extension Act of 2022

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to support S. 4900, the SBIR and STTR Extension Act of 2022. The SBIR program is a great example of innovation in policymaking. The National Science Foundation piloted the SBIR program in the 1970s, at the urging of Members of Congress who recognized that the Federal government can leverage the research and innovation capacity of small businesses to benefit the nation. Congress smartly followed up the success of the NSF SBIR program by making it a government-wide …  Continue Reading 

September 21, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on the Next Generation of Weather Satellites

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Space & Aeronautics and Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, Looking Back to Predict the Future: The Next Generation of Weather Satellites. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning and thank you to Chairs Beyer and Sherrill for holding this important hearing on the future of NOAA’s …  Continue Reading 

September 21, 2022

Chairwoman Sherrill Opening Statement for Hearing on the Next Generation of Weather Satellites

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Space & Aeronautics and Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, Looking Back to Predict the Future: The Next Generation of Weather Satellites. Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep. Mikie Sherrill’s (D-NJ), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Thank you, Chairman Beyer, and our witnesses, for joining us today both in person and …  Continue Reading 

September 21, 2022

Chairman Beyer Opening Statement for Hearing on the Next Generation of Weather Satellites

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Space & Aeronautics and Environment are holding a hearing titled, Looking Back to Predict the Future: The Next Generation of Weather Satellites. Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Rep. Don Beyer’s (D-VA), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to today’s hearing, Looking Back to Predict the Future: …  Continue Reading 

September 20, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Strengthening Science to Respond to a Rapidly Changing Arctic

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is holding a Full Committee hearing titled, Amplifying the Arctic: Strengthening Science to Respond to a Rapidly Changing Arctic. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good morning and welcome to our witnesses. The Arctic, sometimes referred to as the Land of the Midnight Sun or the Top of the World, evokes images of the northern lights, the running of …  Continue Reading 

September 15, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Hearing on Geroscience and the Quest for Aging Therapies

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight is holding a hearing titled, The Fountain of Youth? The Quest for Aging Therapies Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning. Thank you, Chairman Foster, for holding today’s hearing on geroscience, a field with the potential to transform our society. A field which …  Continue Reading 

September 15, 2022

Chairman Foster Opening Statement for Hearing on Geroscience and the Quest for Aging Therapies

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight is holding a hearing titled, The Fountain of Youth? The Quest for Aging Therapies. Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Rep. Bill Foster’s (D-IL) opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to our members and our panelists. One of the most important functions of the Science Committee …  Continue Reading 

July 28, 2022

Chairman Beyer Opening Statement for Hearing on Cybersecurity Issues for Civil and Commercial Space Systems

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, "Exploring Cyber Space: Cybersecurity Issues for Civil and Commercial Space Systems" Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Don Beyer’s (D-VA), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to today’s hearing, Exploring Cyber Space: Understanding Cybersecurity Issues for …  Continue Reading 

July 20, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Addressing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, "Paper Mills and Research Misconduct: Facing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing."   Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX), opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Good morning. Today’s hearing will consider what seems to be a growing threat to the integrity of scientific …  Continue Reading 

July 20, 2022

Chairman Foster Opening Statement for Hearing on Addressing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, "Paper Mills and Research Misconduct: Facing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing."   Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Bill Foster’s (D-IL), opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Good morning and welcome to our Members and witnesses.   For …  Continue Reading 

July 13, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on R&D for Nuclear Waste Cleanup

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, Nuclear Waste Cleanup: Research and Development Opportunities for the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning to our panelists, and thank you to Subcommittee Chairman Bowman for holding this hearing. The …  Continue Reading 

July 13, 2022

Chairman Bowman Opening Statement for Hearing on R&D for Nuclear Waste Cleanup

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, Nuclear Waste Cleanup: Research and Development Opportunities for the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management. Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy, Rep. Jamaal Bowman’s (D-NY), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and thank you to our panel of expert witnesses for joining us today to …  Continue Reading 

June 29, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Privacy in the Age of Biometrics

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, Privacy in the Age of Biometrics.   Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Good morning to our panelists, and thank you to Chairman Foster for holding this hearing.   Biometric technologies are in many of the devices we use every …  Continue Reading 

June 29, 2022

Chairman Foster Opening Statement for Hearing on Privacy in the Age of Biometrics

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, “Privacy in the Age of Biometrics.” Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Rep. Bill Foster’s (D-IL), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to our members and our panelists. Thank you for joining us for this hearing on securing privacy in the …  Continue Reading 

June 23, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Measuring Greenhouse Gases

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Research & Technology and Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, Assessing Federal Programs for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning. Thank you everyone for joining us for this joint subcommittee hearing. I especially want to thank Chairs Stevens …  Continue Reading 

June 23, 2022

Chairwoman Sherrill Opening Statement for Hearing on Measuring Greenhouse Gases

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Research & Technology and Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, Assessing Federal Programs for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks.  Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep Mikie Sherrill’s (D-NJ), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, everyone. I am pleased to welcome you, alongside Chairwoman Stevens, to …  Continue Reading 

June 23, 2022

Chairwoman Stevens Opening Statement for Hearing on Measuring Greenhouse Gases

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Research & Technology and Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, Assessing Federal Programs for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks. Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Haley Stevens’ (D-MI), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning and welcome to today’s joint hearing to examine federal programs …  Continue Reading 

June 22, 2022

Chairman Bowman Opening Statement for Hearing on Investigating the Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, Investigating the Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time. Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy, Rep. Jamaal Bowman’s (D-NY), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and thank you to our panel of esteemed witnesses for joining us today to discuss the research and infrastructure needs of the Department of …  Continue Reading 

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