Kean appointed to serve on House Science, Space, & Technology Committee
"New Jersey is home to some of the best researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs in the world."
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Tom Kean, Jr. (R-NJ) said Thursday he was appointed to serve on the House Science, Space & Technology Committee for the 118th Congress.
“New Jersey is home to some of the best researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs in the world. Through these industries we are building high efficiency microgrids, discovering cures to disease, and expanding our telecommunications networks to connect people like never before. I am looking forward to serving on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee to be a leader in supporting critical industry missions.”
“I’m happy to welcome Rep. Kean to the House Science Committee. He has a strong understanding of energy and environmental policy and I believe he’ll be an important asset as we work to make American energy cleaner, more affordable, and more secure. I look forward to working with him,” House Science, Space, & Technology Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-OK) said.
The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology has jurisdiction over all energy research, development, and demonstration, and projects thereof and all federally owned or operated non-military energy laboratories; astronautical research and development, including resources, personnel, equipment, and facilities; civil aviation research and development; environmental research and development; marine research; commercial application of energy technology; National Institute of Standards and Technology, standardization of weights and measures and the metric system; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; National Science Foundation; National Weather Service; outer space, including exploration and control thereof; science scholarships; scientific research, development, and demonstration, and projects therefor.
The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology shall review and study, on a continuing basis, laws, programs, and Government activities relating to non-military research and development.