More on STEM
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) along with Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Rep. Jim Baird (R-IN), and Rep. Ben McAdams (D-UT), introduced legislation today to enhance STEM education at rural schools.
Today, the House of Representatives considered and passed Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) legislation H.R. 2528, the STEM Opportunities Act under suspension of the rules. This bill addresses the underrepresentation of women and racial and ethnic minority groups in research careers at institutions of higher education and at Federal laboratories.
Today, the House of Representatives considered and passed under suspension of the rules H.R.
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.