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Jan 27, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik sent a letter to the White House, signed by twenty two House Republican colleagues, urging President Biden to prioritize engagement and cooperation with our allies on emerging technologies. Congresswoman Stefanik issued the following statement:

Jan 5, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) introduced the Supporting Early-Career Researchers Act.

Dec 28, 2020 Press Release

Today, House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to enact the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. The bill authorizes funding for our nation’s defense contains critical artificial intelligence (AI) legislation.

Dec 20, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today the House passed an omnibus spending bill that included wide-ranging and bipartisan energy legislation that represents the first major update of America’s energy policy in 13 years. 

Nov 19, 2020 Press Release

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced the Republican conferees to the House-Senate Conference Committee to resolve bicameral differences in the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Mike Garcia (R-CA) has been named as the conferee from the Science, Space, and Technology Committee.

Nov 19, 2020 Press Release

Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that after two unexpected cable failures and consultations with multiple engineering experts, leadership within NSF made the difficult decision to move forward with a controlled decommissioning of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.

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). 

Sep 29, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas and Subcommittee on Energy Ranking Member Randy Weber spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of passing H.R. 5760, the Grid Security Research and Development Act. Read or watch their full floor remarks:

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Sep 21, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Frank Lucas (R-OK), and Roger Marshall (R-KS) introduced HR 8297, the Advanced Recycling Research and Development Act of 2020, to direct the U.S. Department of Energy to carry out research, development, and demonstration programs to accelerate innovation in plastics and battery recycling and reduce the environmental impact of their consumption.