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Sep 10, 2019 Opening Statement

Forensic science is the study and application of science to matters of law.  As members of the Science Committee, we’re focused on the science part of the equation.  But we can’t ignore the law either. The integrity of forensic science can have a profound impact on the lives of Americans who are victims of crime, and those accused of committing a crime. 

Jul 25, 2019 Opening Statement

This hearing continues our Subcommittee’s focus on the new innovations and technologies that will drive the American economy into the future.

Chemistry is essential to our economy and plays a vital role in helping to solve the biggest challenges facing our nation and our world. 

From medicine to energy production, chemical manufacturing touches our lives every day. 

In the Hoosier state, chemical manufacturing is one of our largest industries, representing over $27 billion of our State’s economy every year. 

Jul 23, 2019 Press Release

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas praised the House passage of seven bipartisan Committee bills today:

Jul 17, 2019 Opening Statement

In science, carrying out our work with integrity is a bedrock principle. 

To quote a National Academies report on the responsible conduct of research: “The public will support science only if it can trust the scientists and institutions that conduct research.”

We must have rigorous policies on scientific integrity, research misconduct, conflict of interest, and data transparency. This instills public trust and confidence in taxpayer funded research.

Jul 17, 2019 Opening Statement

We are here to discuss the importance of scientific integrity policies within federal agencies.

The value of integrity and transparency in federal science enterprise cannot be understated.

Scientific findings are often relied upon by policymakers to make important decisions that affect the lives of millions of Americans.

But to maintain the public’s trust, there must be a high degree of integrity and transparency in the scientific process.