Monday, December 10, 2012
CONGRESSMAN SMITH TO CHAIR HOUSE SCIENCE COMMITTEE
Congratulations to U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio), my congressman, the new chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. “The purpose of the Science Committee is to grow research and development that leads to new innovation,” Representative Smith said in announcing his new post. He previously chaired the House Judiciary Committee. Other Texans with leadership spots in the new Congress include Reps. Jeb Hensarling (R-Dallas), Financial Services Committee; Michael McCaul (R-Austin), Homeland Security Committee; Pete Sessions (R-Dallas), Rules Committee; and Rubén Hinojosa (D- Edinburg), Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
Posted by Steve Levine at 2:52 PM