Rep. Ralph M. Hall [D-TX] made the following comments today after releasing an exchange of correspondence with NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe regarding NASA's planned termination of the X-38/CRV (Crew Return Vehicle) project:
NASA has informed Congress, in the waning hours of the 107th Congress, of an amendment to its FY 2003 budget that would significantly re-direct NASA’s space transportation programs over the coming decade. Rep. Ralph M.
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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.
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.