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Date Title Officials Location
June 24, 2016 Lipinski Introduces Legislation to Reduce Excessive Federal Regulations on University Researchers While Still Protecting Taxpayers Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
June 17, 2016 Letter to State Attorney Generals - Follow Up Letter on Coordinated Efforts to Deprive Scientists of First Amendment Rights Rep. Darin LaHood Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Committe on Science, Research, and Technology, "SBIR/STTR Reauthorization: A Review of Technology Transfer"- Lipinski Opening Statement Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Durbin Statement on Space Launch Agreement in Defense Authorization Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
June 7, 2016 Durbin, Bipartisan Senators, Medical and Veterans Groups Call on Senate: Don't Strangle Medical Research Funding in Red Tape Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Lipinski Announces $3 Million Grant for Argonne National Lab Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
May 24, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Chemistry Caucus Co-chairs Praise Bipartisan Agreement on the Biggest Overhaul of U.S. Chemistry Safety Laws in 40 Years Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
April 28, 2016 Foster & Lofgren lead more than 90 House Democrats Calling to End to Politically Motivated Attacks on Planned Parenthood Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Lipinski and Moolenaar Announce New Congressional Chemistry Caucus Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
April 27, 2016 Lipinski and Moolenaar Announce New Congressional Chemistry Caucus Rep. Bill Foster Unknown
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 31, 2016 Lipinski Releases Draft of Legislation to Relieve Scientists from Regulatory Burdens that Are Hindering Research at Universities and Labs Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
March 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Culberson, Chairman and The Honorable Mike Honda, Acting Ranking Member, Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee - Alzheimer's Programs Rep. Janice Schakowsky Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Culberson, Chairman and The Honorable Mike Honda, Acting Ranking Member, Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee - Alzheimer's Programs Rep. Robert Dold Washington, DC
March 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee; the Hon. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and the Hon. Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Push for Increased Federal Funding in Science and Engineering Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Hearing of the Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Davis, Hearing on Defending American Agriculture Against Foreign Pests and Diseases Rep. Rodney Davis Washington, DC
March 1, 2016 Rare Disease Day Rep. Robert Dold Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2016 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lipinski, Hearing on A Review of Recommendations for NSF Project Management Reform Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Climate Change--A Tipping Point Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Cancer Immunotherapy Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Durbin - Alexander Amendment to Bipartisan Energy Bill Promotes Increased Funding for Scientific Research Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Department of Energy Office of Science Funding Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2016 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2016 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2016 Durbin Calls for End to Ban On Centers for Disease Control Gun Violence Research Sen. Richard Durbin Chicago, IL
Jan. 13, 2016 Durbin Applauds President's State of the Union Commitment to Breakthrough Research & Discovery Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2016 Durbin Announces Progress Towards Restoring U.S. Commitment to Scientific and Biomedical Research Sen. Richard Durbin Springfield, IL
Jan. 8, 2016 Letter to Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Chairman, Barbara Mikulski, Senate Appropriations Vice-Chairwoman, Roy Blunt, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommitte Appropriations Chairman, and Patty Murray, Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee Appropriations Ranking Member - Funds for Research into the Causes and Prevention of Gun Violence Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2015 Letter to Francis Collins, Director National Institutes of Health - Calling for Retirement of Monkeys from Government Laboratory Rep. Mike Quigley Unknown
Dec. 8, 2015 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lipinski, Hearing on v Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2015 Hultgren Talks to Astronauts on International Space Station Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
Oct. 30, 2015 Trade Act of 2015 Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 The Budget Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2015 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Rep. Robert Dold Washington, DC
Oct. 22, 2015 Climate Change and Adaptation Rep. Mike Quigley Washington, DC
Oct. 9, 2015 Weather Forcasting Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Rep. Lipinski's Proposal to Boost Informal STEM Education Becomes Law Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
Oct. 8, 2015 Kirk Supports Funding to Boost Economic Activity on Illinois Waterways, Support Groundbreaking Research at Illinois Labs Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
Oct. 7, 2015 Hultgren, Lipinski Launch Congressional Prize Caucus Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2015 Letter to Dr. Eugene McCray, Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Douglas Brooks, Director at the Office of National AIDS Policy - Expand HIV Prevention Funding For Rural & Suburban Areas In Deep South States Rep. Danny Davis Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2015 Letter to Dr. Eugene McCray, Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Douglas Brooks, Director at the Office of National AIDS Policy - Expand HIV Prevention Funding For Rural & Suburban Areas In Deep South States Rep. Robin Kelly Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2015 Senator Meets with Fermi Director to Discuss Support for National Labs Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2015 Hearing of the House Committee on Agriculture - Opening Statement of Rep. Davis, Hearing To Highlight Research Innovations Achieved by our Nation's Agricultural Colleges and Universities Rep. Rodney Davis Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2015 Rush Announces Chicago State University Receives STEM Grant from Department of Education Rep. Bobby Rush Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2015 Rep. Lipinski Announces STEM Education Grant for Lewis University in Romeoville Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
Sept. 19, 2015 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - NEON Warning Signs: Examining the Management of the National Ecological Observatory Network Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2015 Rep. Lipinski Announces Nearly $600 Thousand Federal Grant to Local Partnership Working to Improve STEM Education Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
Aug. 31, 2015 Dold Calls for Increased Federal Funding for Life-Saving Research at Northwestern Medical Innovation Summit Rep. Robert Dold Lincolnshire, IL
Aug. 28, 2015 Lemont Students Lead and Succeed Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
Aug. 24, 2015 Kirk Joins Local Special Education Leaders to Kickoff New School Year Sen. Mark Kirk Palatine, IL
Aug. 14, 2015 Kirk, Dold Host Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Patient Access to Innovative Treatments Sen. Mark Kirk Northbrook, IL
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Ernest Moniz, Secretary U.S. Department of Energy, The Honorable John Holdren, Director Office of Science and Technology Policy, The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director Office of Management and Budget - Support the Department of Energy's Long Baseline Neutrino Facility in Budget Rep. Bill Foster Unknown
Aug. 7, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Ernest Moniz, Secretary U.S. Department of Energy, The Honorable John Holdren, Director Office of Science and Technology Policy, The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director Office of Management and Budget - Support the Department of Energy's Long Baseline Neutrino Facility in Budget Rep. Randall Hultgren Unknown
Aug. 5, 2015 Rep. Lipinski Praises Expansion of Job-Creating I-Corps Program Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
July 22, 2015 Apollo 11 Mission, 46 Years Later Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
July 20, 2015 Kirk, Kinzinger Open Rockford Office, Highlight Efforts to Grow Local Aerospace Industry Rep. Adam Kinzinger Rockford, IL
July 20, 2015 Kirk, Kinzinger Open Rockford Office, Highlight Efforts to Grow Local Aerospace Industry Sen. Mark Kirk Rockford, IL
July 16, 2015 Honoring the New Horizons Mission Rep. Robert Dold Washington, DC
June 26, 2015 Rep. Lipinski Announces Another STEM Education Grant for Lewis University in Romeoville Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
June 25, 2015 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee and the Research & Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Is NSF Properly Managing Its Rotating Staff Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
June 25, 2015 Joint Subcommittee Hearing Examines NSF's Utilization and Management of Rotating Staff Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - The Science and Ethics of Genetically Engineered Human DNA Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 Subcommittee Discusses Gene Editing Technologies Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
June 11, 2015 Recognizing the Quad County Urban League and the Students Participating in Tomorrow's Scientists, Technicians, and Managers and Project Ready Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 Congressman Hultgren Welcomes Manufacturer AKHAN Semiconductors Inc. to 14th District Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
May 22, 2015 Kirk Priorities to Improve Illinois Waterway Systems and Increase Research at Local Labs Pass Committee Sen. Mark Kirk Washington, DC
May 21, 2015 Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Science Prize Competitions Act Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Research and Development Efficiency Act Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 International Science and Technology Cooperation Act of 2015 Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 House Passes Several Science Committee Bills Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
May 18, 2015 Letter to Willie May, Undersecretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, and Ms. Sally Yates, Acting Deputy Attorney General - Flaws in the FBI's Forensic Hair Analysis Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Foster Fights Efforts To Politicize Scientific Review Rep. Bill Foster Unknown
April 21, 2015 Quigley Goes "Undercover" At The Adler Planetarium Rep. Mike Quigley Chicago, IL
April 21, 2015 Durbin Meets With Northwestern President To Discuss Funding For Biomedical, Scientific Breakthroughs Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
April 9, 2015 Chicago Tribune - Money for Supercomputer Coming to Argonne Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
March 25, 2015 Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science - Biotech Boot Camp Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
March 25, 2015 Congresswoman Duckworth Requests Funds for Orthopaedic Research to Assist Wounded Servicemembers and Veterans Rep. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
March 24, 2015 Letter to Chair Rodney Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Peter Visclosky of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funds for Orthopaedic Research Rep. Tammy Duckworth Unknown
March 20, 2015 Congresswoman Kelly Speaks at STEM Symposium at South Suburban College Rep. Robin Kelly Unknown
March 18, 2015 Esty, Collins Lead Bipartisan Coalition in Introducing Manufacturing Universities Act Rep. Danny Davis New Britain, CT
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research Rep. Janice Schakowsky Unknown
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Unknown
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research Rep. Bobby Rush Unknown
March 17, 2015 Durbin, Foster Introduce Bill to Preserve American Leadership in Innovation Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Durbin, Foster Introduce Bill to Preserve American Leadership in Innovation Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Health Care Research Funding Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Rep. Lipinski Recognizes National Engineers Week Rep. Daniel Lipinski Unknown
Feb. 26, 2015 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Overview of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposals for the National Science Foundation and National Institute of Standards and Technology Rep. Daniel Lipinski Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2015 Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Durbin, Kirk, Foster, Lipinski: Argonne to Receive $2.9 Million Federal Grant to Help Mass Transit Systems Prepare For & Respond to Emergency Events Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Durbin, Kirk, Foster, Lipinski: Argonne To Receive $2.9 Million Grant To Help Mass Transit Systems Prepare For & Respond To Emergency Events Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 American Cures Act Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Foster: Time For Congress To Seriously Consider Implications of Human Genetic Engineering Rep. Bill Foster Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2015 Durbin Introduces Legislation To Preserve America's Global Leadership By Investing In Breaktrough Biomedical Research Sen. Richard Durbin Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2015 Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2015 Rep. Randall Hultgren Washington, DC
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