More on Sexual Harassment
(Washington, DC)—Today, the House passed the following bipartisan Science Committee bills:
This bill would expand research efforts to better understand the causes and consequences of sexual harassment impacting individuals in the STEM workforce. The bill will also provide support to examine policies to reduce the prevalence and negative impacts of such harassment.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) along with Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) introduced the “Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act.” This bill would expand research efforts to better understand the causes and consequences of sexual harassment impacting individuals in the STEM workforce.
Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) sent a letter to National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Dr. France Córdova expressing their concern over recent incidents of harassment at NSF. In the letter, the Chairwoman and Ranking Member request to meet with Dr.
View the Letter HERE.
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas praised the House passage of seven bipartisan Committee bills today:
Thank you, Chairwoman Johnson, for holding this mark-up. Today we will consider four bipartisan bills.
The first is H.R. 2528, the “STEM Opportunities Act of 2019.” H.R. 2528 continues this Committee’s long bipartisan history of supporting and expanding STEM education for all.
The only way we’ll achieve our potential is by utilizing America’s most valuable resource: our people. That means developing a diverse STEM-capable workforce at every education level and from every background.