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Oct 21, 2002 Press Release
GAO delivered a report on training programs to develop more highly-skilled American workers to Reps. James Barcia and Lynn Rivers of Michigan, both Democratic Members of the House Science Committee (October 21, 2002)
Sep 22, 2002 Article
The General Accounting Office studied Federal training programs to increase the number of hoghly-skilled American workers to meet the claimed needs of U.S. businesses, at the request of Reps. James Barcia and Lynn Rivers of Michigan (September 20, 2002)
Jul 11, 2002 Press Release

Yesterday, during House Science Committee passage of the Homeland Security Bill (H.R. 5005), Committee Democrats offered several amendments that would strengthen and shape science and technology at the new Department.

Jun 25, 2002 Article

Second Session (2002)

National Construction Safety Team Act
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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.