Chairwoman Johnson and Ranking Member Lucas Welcome NSF Director Panchanathan’s Announcement of New Directorate Aligned with Bipartisan Committee Proposal
Today, National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan announced the launch of NSF’s new Directorate for Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships at South by Southwest.
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.
Lucas and Perlmutter Introduce Commercial Remote Sensing Legislation
Today, House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) announced the introduction of H.R. 6845, the Commercial Remote Sensing Amendment Act, to support commercial remote sensing activities in the U.S. The bill renews an expired requirement for the Department of Commerce to send an annual report to Congress on the status of commercial remote sensing applications, regulations, and adjudications.
Smith, Lucas Pull Back Curtain on House Democrats’ Repeated Attempts to Hide the Cost of Their Agenda from the American People
Today, House Budget Committee Ranking Member Jason Smith (MO-08) and House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas (OK-03) slammed House Democrat leadership for their continued efforts to thwart transparency and pass legislation without the American people knowing its true cost.
Ranking Member Frank Lucas Named 2022 'Champion of Science'
House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas was recently named a 2022 Champion of Science by The Science Coalition (TSC), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of more than 50 of the nation’s leading public and private research institutions.
Science Committee Republicans Raise Concerns About Scientific Integrity Violations by White House Science Advisor
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas, Research and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Stephanie Bice, and Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee Ranking Member Jay Obernolte sent a letter to President Biden today raising concerns about the conduct of Dr. Jane Lubchenco.
Chairwoman Johnson and Ranking Member Lucas Request Details of White House Investigation of OSTP Director Lander's Misconduct
Today, Politico published an article outlining allegations of inappropriate behavior by Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Director Eric Lander. The article references an internal investigation conducted by the White House and disciplinary measures taken in response to the finding that Dr. Lander violated the Executive Office of the President’s Safe and Respectful Workplace Policy.