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Sep 12, 2002 Press Release

House and Senate conferees working on a final version of a national energy policy (H.R. 4) today agreed on clean coal provisions.

Jun 25, 2002 Article

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Jun 6, 2002 Press Release

Yesterday, the House of Representatives rejected an amendment, offered by Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), to provide information about the impacts of plant biotechnology on the environment. The amendment was defeated 259-165, with Republican Members voting 216-1 in opposition to the amendment.

Jun 5, 2002 Press Release

The House of Representatives today passed a bill 397-25 that would authorize the first three years of a five-year doubling of the budget of the National Science Foundation. Democratic Members supported the bill by a margin of 201-3.

Feb 7, 2002 Press Release

The House of Representatives today passed the Cyber Security Research and Development Act by a vote of 400-12. The bill (H.R.

Feb 5, 2002 Press Release

The House Science Committee Democratic staff today released its analysis of the President's FY2003 budget request for R&D programs. Defense R&D increases 8%, the National Institutes of Health increases 17%, and all other civilian R&D is collectively frozen.

Nov 19, 2001 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Brian Baird (WA) of the Science Committee introduced legislation on Friday, November 16th, to secure the nation's information infrastructure.

Nov 1, 2001 Article
Representatives Ralph Hall (D-TX) and Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY) recommend that the Secretary of Energy send a U.S. observer to the continuing negotiations on the International Thermonuclear Energy Reactor. (November 1, 2001)