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Republican Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee sent a letter to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) today.
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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House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas has introduced legislation to support the scientific community’s ability to fight the novel coronavirus and other infectious diseases.
H.R. 6599, the Computing Opportunities to Vanquish Infectious Diseases Research Act of 2020 (the COVID Research Act) authorizes critical work being done by the federal research enterprise to successfully combat infectious diseases like COVID-19.
(Washington, DC) – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas released a statement today on the appointment of Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier as Acting Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Droegemeier is taking over from Dr. France Córdova whose term has ended. Droegemeier will continue to serve as the Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) during this time as the Senate considers the nomination of Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan to lead NSF.
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.
Representative Jim Baird (R-IN) along with his colleagues Reps. Bill Foster (D-IL), Frank Lucas (R-OK), and Haley Stevens (D- MI) introduced H.R. 6145, the Industries of the Future Act. This bipartisan legislation would increase the capacity for research and development programs of the federal government that focus on industries of the future such as artificial intelligence, 5G networks, and advanced manufacturing.