Following is a statement by the Task Force on American Innovation on H.R. 1806, legislation that would reauthorize the America COMPETES Act.
Opposes H.R. 1806 in Its Current Form; Legislation to Reauthorize America
COMPETES Needs to Help Close the Innovation Deficit
AAU applauds Chairman Jay Rockefeller and his colleagues on the Senate
Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee for their introduction
of legislation to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act. This legislation
is very much in the spirit of the original COMPETES Act, which
established a vision for revitalizing the nation’s research and
innovation enterprise. If this bill were enacted and its recommendations
for funding and policy adopted, it would be a major step forward in
closing the nation’s innovation deficit.
Hiqhliehts of Chairman Lummis' Department of Enersv Research and Development Act of 2014 This legislation reauthorizes programs within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology at the Department of Energy (DOE), including the Office of Science (basic research), and the research and d
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Barry Toiv May 30, 2014 202-898-7847, firstname.lastname@example.org AAU STATEMENT ON HOUSE COMMITTEE APPROVAL OF FIRST ACT Following is a statement by the Association of American Universities on approval of the FIRST Act by the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, which occurred on May
opps FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Barry Toiv March 10, 2014 202-898-7847, email@example.com AAU STATEMENT ON INTRODUCTION OF FIRST ACT Following is a statement by the Association of American Universities on the FIRST Act, which was introduced today in the House of Representatives. The original COMPETES Act establish
The Coalition for National Science Funding sends House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) comments on the discussion draft of the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology Act of 2013 (FIRST Act).
T he genesis of some of our nation’s greatest scientific discoveries, technological innovations, healthcare interventions and military strategies have grown from the social and behavioral sciences funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense (DoD),
May 8, 2013 Honorable Lamar Smith Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson Chairman Ranking Member Committee on Science and Technology Committee on Science and Technology House of Representatives House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Mr. Chairman and Ranking Member Johnson: We are aware of
1 May 8, 2013 Honorable Lamar Smith Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson Chairman Ranking Member Committee on Science, Space & Technology Committee on Science, Space & Technology House of Representatives House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Mr. Chairman and Ranking Member Johnson: Thos
April 19, 2013 The Honorable Lamar Smith The Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson Chairman Ranking Member House Committee on Science, Space House Committee on Science, Space and Technology and Technology 2321 Rayburn Office Building 2312 Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Smith a
Guiding Principles for the America COMPETES Act Reauthorization The business, higher education, and scientific and engineering communities greatly appreciate efforts by the Congress and the current and past Administrations to respond to issues raised in the National Academies’ 2007 report, Rising Above the Gathering St
April 26, 2010 The Honorable Bart Gordon Chairman House Science and Technology Committee 2321 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Ralph Hall Ranking Member House Science and Technology Committee H2-394 Ford House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Gordon and Ranking Member H
November 5, 2010 The Honorable Harry M. Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell: The community of industry, academic, and professional organizations listed below join in urging
On behalf of our associations, which together represent virtually all major academic research institutions and the broader higher education community, we write to encourage favorable consideration and swift passage of legislation to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act. More specifically, we encourage bipartisan support for a five-year reauthorization bill that builds upon the doubling path set forward by the original 2007 COMPETES Act to ensure sustained, long-term funding for the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy Office of Science, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology..
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