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May 06, 2021

Chairwoman Stevens Opening Statement for Second Hearing on NSF and Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology is holding a hearing titled, "National Science Foundation: Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation Part II" 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 today's hearing. Thank you to our distinguished panelists for joining us today. We are here …  Continue Reading 

May 06, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Second Hearing on NSF and Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research & Technology is holding a hearing titled, "National Science Foundation: Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation Part II" Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Thank you Chairwoman Stevens and Ranking Member Waltz for holding this second hearing on the NSF for the Future Act. And thank you to our esteemed witnesses for …  Continue Reading 

May 04, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Climate and Energy Science Research at DOE

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, "Climate and Energy Science Research at the Department of Energy." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Chairman Bowman, thank you for holding this important hearing today, and thank you to our esteemed panel of witnesses for being here. Today we meet to discuss the pioneering research supported by the …  Continue Reading 

May 04, 2021

Chairman Bowman Opening Statement for Hearing on Climate and Energy Science Research at DOE

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, "Climate and Energy Science Research at the Department of Energy." Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy, Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-NY), opening statement for the record is below. Good morning, and thank you to all of our witnesses who are joining us virtually today to discuss the importance of climate and energy science research at the Department of Energy. …  Continue Reading 

April 29, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Mission

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, "What Do Scientists Hope to Learn with NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover?" Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good morning. Thank you, Chairman Beyer, for holding this hearing and giving us the opportunity to hear about the exciting science to be gained from NASA's newest rover on Mars. I would …  Continue Reading 

April 29, 2021

Chairman Beyer Opening Statement for Hearing on NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Mission

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, "What Do Scientists Hope to Learn with NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover?" Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Rep. Don Beyer's (D-VA), opening statement for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to our witnesses. Thank you for being here. On February 18th, just a few months ago, millions of people waited as the …  Continue Reading 

April 28, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on NSF and Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research and Technology is holding a hearing titled, "National Science Foundation: Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Thank you, Chairwoman Stevens and Ranking Member Waltz, for holding this important hearing. And good morning to our esteemed witnesses. Last month, I was joined by my …  Continue Reading 

April 28, 2021

Chairwoman Stevens Opening Statement for Hearing on NSF and Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Research and Technology is holding a hearing titled, "National Science Foundation: Advancing Research for the Future of U.S. Innovation." Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Haley Stevens' (D-MI) opening statement for the record is below. Good Morning. The hearing will come to order. Thank you all for joining our virtual hearing on examining the advancement of …  Continue Reading 

April 21, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on the Case for a Federal Climate Service

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing titled, "Working Towards Climate Equity: the Case for a Federal Climate Service." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Thank you, Chairwoman Sherrill, for holding this important hearing today. Good morning and thanks to all our witnesses for being here. As we heard at last month's climate hearing, climate change …  Continue Reading 

April 21, 2021

Chairwoman Sherrill Opening Statement for Hearing on the Case for a Federal Climate Service

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing titled, "Working Towards Climate Equity: the Case for a Federal Climate Service." Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep. Mikie Sherrill's (D-NJ), opening statement for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to the first Environment Subcommittee hearing of the 117th Congress. I would also like to welcome Ranking Member Bice to the …  Continue Reading 

April 15, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on the Future of American Innovation

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is holding a full Committee hearing titled, "Reimagining Our Innovation Future." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good morning and welcome to today's hearing. And welcome to our distinguished panel of witnesses. I look forward to hearing your expert insights on how we can ensure continued United States leadership in science and technology and harness our …  Continue Reading 

March 25, 2021

Chairman Bowman Opening Statement for Hearing on Research and Development Needs for Sustainable Building Technologies

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, "Building Technologies Research for a Sustainable Future." Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-NY), opening statement for the record is below. Good afternoon, and thank you to all of our witnesses who are joining us virtually today to discuss the importance of sustainable buildings research. This is a critical component of fighting …  Continue Reading 

March 25, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Research and Development Needs for Sustainable Building Technologies

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, "Building Technologies Research for a Sustainable Future." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good Afternoon and thank you Chairman Bowman for holding this hearing today, as well as to all of our witnesses for being here. The sustainability of our buildings is a topic that touches on every American …  Continue Reading 

March 24, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on R&D Pathways to Sustainable Aviation

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, "Examining R&D Pathways to Sustainable Aviation." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good morning. I would like to begin by welcoming Chairman Beyer as the new Chairman of the Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee for the 117th Congress. I also want to welcome back Ranking Member Babin and all …  Continue Reading 

March 24, 2021

Chairman Beyer Opening Statement for Hearing on R&D Pathways to Sustainable Aviation

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, "Examining R&D Pathways to Sustainable Aviation." Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Rep. Don Beyer's (D-VA), opening statement for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to our distinguished witnesses. Thank you for being here. I also want to welcome our new and returning Subcommittee Members to our first Space …  Continue Reading 

March 18, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Research Needs for a Secure and Resilient Grid Following the Texas Blackouts

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is holding a full Committee hearing titled, "Lessons Learned from the Texas Blackouts: Research Needs for a Secure and Resilient Grid." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Just one month ago on Valentine's Day, Winter Storm Uri descended on Texas and broke cold temperature records across the state. Forty-eight percent of the electricity generation capacity for the …  Continue Reading 

March 17, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Rebuilding the Federal Scientific Workforce

Good morning. I would like to begin by welcoming back Chairman Foster as the Chairman of the Investigations & Oversight Subcommittee for the 117th Congress, and by welcoming Ranking Member Obernolte to the Subcommittee. I look forward to working with both of you on a vigorous oversight agenda to strengthen federal scientific research and promote the advancement of American science and technology. The subject of today's hearing is critically important for the future of research and …  Continue Reading 

March 17, 2021

Chairman Foster Opening Statement for Hearing on Rebuilding the Federal Scientific Workforce

(Washington, DC) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, "Brain Drain: Rebuilding the Federal Scientific Workforce." Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Rep. Bill Foster's (D-IL), opening statement for the record is below. Good morning, and thank you to all of our Members and panelists for joining us today for this Subcommittee hearing on brain drain from the …  Continue Reading 

March 12, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on the Impacts of the Climate Crisis

(Dallas, TX) - Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is holding a full Committee hearing titled, "The Science Behind Impacts of the Climate Crisis." Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. Good morning and welcome to the first climate change hearing of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee in the 117th Congress. I want to thank our esteemed panel for joining us today. Our communities are already dealing with the …  Continue Reading 

March 09, 2021

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Markup of H.R. 144

Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below. As Science, Space, and Technology Committee Members heard from a panel of experts in a hearing last month, the U.S. research enterprise has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a significant drop in research productivity over the last year, with researchers in experimental fields, including those who collect data at field sites and from certain research facilities being particularly …  Continue Reading 

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