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Smith Announces New House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Leadership

Press Release From: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Posted: Friday, June 5, 2015

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Washington D.C.  Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced Representative Brian Babin (R-Texas) will serve as Chairman of the Space Subcommittee and Representative Steve Knight (R-Calif.) will serve as Vice-Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee.

Chairman Lamar Smith: "The Science Committee has already been hard at work this Congress promoting legislation that advances America's space and energy interests. I am pleased to welcome Representative Babin as Chairman of the Space Subcommittee and Representative Steve Knight as Vice-Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee. Congressmen Babin and Knight have proven to be knowledgeable and capable members of this Committee, and I look forward to working with them in their new leadership roles."

Space Subcommittee Chairman Brian Babin: "It is an honor for me to serve as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and continue working with my colleagues on the Committee to strengthen NASA's core exploration mission, create an environment for commercial space ventures to thrive, and build a clear vision for America's space program. I believe we are on the verge of significant space advancements and I look forward to doing all I can to create an environment for success."

Energy Subcommittee Vice-Chairman Steve Knight: "I am honored and excited to work with Chairman Randy Weber (R-Texas) in my new role on the Energy Subcommittee to continue to develop the world's best energy policy."  

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