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May 14, 2020 Press Release

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas joined a letter opposing the Democrats’ partisan assault on the rights of the House Minority in H.Res 965. The letter to Majority Leader Steny Hoyer was led by House Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member Rogers and joined by the Ranking Members of all standing and select committees.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

Today, the top Republicans from seven different House committees — led by Oversight Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-OH) — sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos asking for information about the Chinese Communist Party’s investment in American colleges and universities to further its strategic and propaganda goals.

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Apr 24, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas and Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released a statement today on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote on new regulations for orbital space debris. 

Mar 25, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) sent a letter to Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller Gene Dodaro requesting an evaluation of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) science and technology (S&T) development priorities that would aid in efficiently and expeditiously implementing its cleanup mission.

Feb 27, 2020 Opening Statement

Thank you for holding this joint Subcommittee hearing, Chairwoman Sherrill and Chairman Foster. I believe this is the first time the Environment Subcommittee has convened since you were appointed Chairwoman, so welcome to the subcommittee and I look forward to working with you.

Feb 27, 2020 Opening Statement

Thank you, Chairwoman Sherrill and Chairman Foster, for convening this hearing, and thank you to the witnesses for your testimony this afternoon.

Feb 5, 2020 Opening Statement

Thank you, Chairman Foster and Chairwoman Fletcher for holding today’s joint subcommittee hearing. I’m looking forward to hearing from our witnesses about DOE’s management of its clean energy research, development, demonstration and commercialization activities.

The Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy aims to make advanced clean energy technologies and services more available and reliable while lowering costs to both users and society as a whole.

Feb 5, 2020 Opening Statement

Thank you, Chairman Foster and Chairwoman Fletcher, for convening this hearing, and thank you to Assistant Secretary Daniel Simmons for your testimony this morning.

We are here today to discuss the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. We will examine management and spending challenges at EERE, assess the actions it has taken to address and resolve these challenges, and explore its clean energy research, development, demonstration, and commercialization activities.