Science Committee Republicans Reiterate Call for Answers as DOE Fails to Respond to Oversight Inquiries on New “Clean Energy Corps”
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Republicans, led by Ranking Member Frank Lucas, wrote to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm today requesting overdue answers on an oversight request about the Department’s new Clean Energy Corps.
Top Republicans Probe Big Tech’s Influence on the Biden Administration
In letters to White House Counsel Dana Remus and Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Director Emory Rounds, the Republican lawmakers sound the alarm on former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt’s involvement with OSTP. Schmidt’s nonprofit foundation is paying the salaries of several OSTP employees and a whistleblower was demoted after she raised concerns about the troubling arrangement.
Science Committee Passes No-Nonsense Bipartisan Bills to Support American Scientific Capabilities
Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology at a Full Committee Markup unanimously passed five bipartisan bills which help ensure U.S. leadership in satellite imagery, embolden innovative capabilities of federal agencies, and expand transformative STEM education.
Top Republicans Renew Request for White House’s Investigative Report Detailing OSTP’s Toxic Work Environment
Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), and Subcommittee on the Environment Ranking Member Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) renewed their request for all reports, documents, and communications related to allegations of a toxic work environment at the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
Oversight & Science Committee Republicans Probe White House Science Director’s Signal Use and Ongoing Toxic Workplace Allegations
House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), and Subcommittee on the Environment Ranking Member Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) raised concerns about ongoing toxic workplace allegations at the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy and officials’ use of technology to skirt federal records laws and congressional oversight.