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Sep 30, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the China Task Force released a detailed policy blueprint to counter the growing global threat of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). 

The China Task Force was comprised of 15 members representing 11 committees in the U.S. House of Representatives, including House Science, Space, and Technology Committee members Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL). 

Mar 10, 2020 Opening Statement

Good morning Chairwoman Stevens.  Thank you for convening today’s hearing to examine the major research activities being supported by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in order to inform this Committee’s reauthorization of the Institute.

I would also like to thank Director Copan for being here this morning.  I am looking forward to hearing your testimony.

Mar 10, 2020 Opening Statement
Thank you, Chairwoman Stevens and Ranking Member Baird for holding today’s hearing on reauthorizing the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST. American businesses and consumers depend on the work done by NIST, and I appreciate that Dr. Copan is here today to give us greater insight into that.
 
Mar 3, 2020 Bill

This bill requires the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to report to Congress on research and development investments, infrastructure, and workforce development investments of the federal government that enable continued U.S. leadership in industries of the future. 

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller Gene Dodaro requesting an evaluation of how the Federal government, including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) resolves spectrum interference issues and ensures that the spec

Jun 19, 2019 Letter

Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) sent a letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine requesting all studies and analyses conducted by NOAA and NASA regarding the impacts of the FCC’s proposed 5G transmissions in the 24 GHz band and the adjacent 23.8 GHz band; a timeline of events; and all documents and commun

May 16, 2019 Opening Statement

Thank you, Chairwoman Fletcher, for holding this hearing. As I stated at the NOAA budget hearing, weather forecasting is among the most important matters in this committee’s jurisdiction and one of my top priorities this Congress.

We rely on accurate weather forecasting for everything from efficient crop planting to protecting life and property.  From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, we have an obligation to provide our citizens the most accurate information on weather events so that they can make informed decisions for their own well-being.

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) sent letters to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioners Michael O’Rielly, Brendan Carr, Jessica Rosenworcel, and Geoffrey Starks with concerns about the FCC’s plan to auction radio frequency spectrum for 5G wireless communications tomorrow.