Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
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Issue Position: Innovation 9/10/14 Hearing of the Space Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Exploring Our Solar System: The ASTEROIDS Act as a Key Step 8/28/14 Smith: Administration Requests Causing Space Exploration Delays 8/27/14 Letter to Charles Bolden, Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Reported Delays to Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion Crew Vehicle 8/01/14 Smith Statement on NASA Advisory Council Recommendations 7/24/14 Members Question Astronauts Live Aboard International Space Station 7/14/14 International Science and Technology Cooperation Act of 2014 6/25/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Pathways to Exploration: A Review of the Future of Human Space Exploration 6/24/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Markup of H.R. 4012, Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 6/11/14 Democrats Obstruct Subcommittee Consideration of Energy R&D Bill 6/09/14 House Passes Bipartisan NASA Authorization Act 6/04/14 Smith Statement on National Academies' Human Spaceflight Report 5/29/14 Smith: Don't Reward NSF's Frivolous Use of Taxpayer Money with More Money 5/28/14 Committee Approves FIRST Act to Prioritize NSF Research in the National Interest 5/21/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Astrobiology and the Search for Life in the Universe 5/21/14 Committee Examines Advances in Astrobiology Research 5/15/14 Smith: NASA Negligent with Sensitive Information 5/15/14 Letter to Charles Bolden, Administrator of NASA - Questions Stability of U.S.-Russia Space Partnership 5/09/14 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2014 4/29/14 Committee Approves Bipartisan NASA Authorization Act 4/09/14 Space Subcommittee Approves Bipartisan NASA Authorization Act 4/09/14 Hearing of the Space Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2014 4/03/14 Chairman Smith Responds to NASA Administrator Bolden about Mars Flyby Mission 4/01/14 April Fools? National Science Foundation Funded $700,000 Climate Change Musical 3/27/14 Smith and Palazzo: NASA's Priority Should Be Space Exploration 3/13/14 Subcommittee Approves FIRST Act with Bipartisan Support 3/13/14 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Markup - H.R. 4186 3/13/14 Subcommittee Approves FIRST Act with Bipartisan Support 3/10/14 FIRST Act Prioritizes Science Investments to Keep America First 2/27/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Mars Flyby 2021: The First Deep Space Mission for the Orion and Space Launch System 2/11/14 Hearing of the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Ensuring Open Science at EPA 2/06/14 Smith Co-Sponsors Bill to Prohibit EPA from Using Secret Science 2/04/14 Subcommittee Considers Updates to Commercial Space Launch Act 2/04/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Necessary Changes to the Commercial Space Launch Act 1/31/14 Chairman Smith on NASA's Day of Remembrance 1/09/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Private Sector Programs that Engage Students in STEM 1/08/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - EPA Power Plant Regulations: Is the Technology Ready 1/08/14 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Private Sector Programs that Engage Students in STEM 11/20/13 Hearing of the House Committe on Science, Space, and Techology Subcommittee on Space - Commercial Space 10/30/13 Hearing of the House Energy Subcommittee - Providing the Tools for Scientific Discovery and Basic Energy Research 10/30/13 Committee Examines DOE Science Activities, Draft Legislation 9/18/13 Subcommittee Explores Role of Science in Curbing Meth Use 9/18/13 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Methamphetamine 8/02/13 TRANSFER Act Looks to Close Gap between Laboratory and Marketplace 8/01/13 Committee Approves Bill to Improve EPA's Hydraulic Fracturing Study 7/31/13 Smith Supports Medical Research for Wounded Warriors 7/31/13 Letter to Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Smith Responds to Ranking Member's Questions, Reiterates Need to Subpoena EPA Secret Science 7/24/13 Members Question Scientific Integrity of EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Studies 7/18/13 Committee Approves Bill to Prioritize NASA's Missions 7/09/13 The Hill - Asteroid Retrieval is Costly and Uninspiring