Oil State Congressmen Continue to Lead House Science Committee


WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, today announced subcommittee and full committee leadership along with subcommittee membership for the 115th Congress.

Chairman Smith: “With this new administration, the Science Committee has an enhanced opportunity to create and implement policies that inspire innovation, generate jobs, and keep America competitive.

“Rep. Frank Lucas will continue to serve as vice chair of the Science Committee. His leadership and dedication to ensuring that federally funded science is in the best interests of all Americans is an invaluable asset.

“Our subcommittee chairs and vice chairs bring knowledge and experience to the Science Committee along with a deep commitment to serve their constituents back home. Together, we will strengthen America’s scientific enterprise and ensure that policies are based on sound science.”

Full Committee Leadership

Lamar Smith, Texas, Chairman
Frank D. Lucas, Oklahoma, Vice Chair

Subcommittee Leadership and Membership

Subcommittee on Space

Brian Babin, Texas, Chair
Mo Brooks, Alabama, Vice Chair
Dana Rohrabacher, California
Frank D. Lucas, Oklahoma
Bill Posey, Florida
Jim Bridenstine, Oklahoma
Stephen Knight, California
Barbara Comstock, Virginia
Ralph Lee Abraham, Louisiana
Daniel Webster, Florida
Jim Banks, Indiana
Andy Biggs, Arizona
Neal P. Dunn, Florida
Clay Higgins, Louisiana

Subcommittee on Energy

Randy K. Weber, Texas, Chair
Stephen Knight, California, Vice Chair
Dana Rohrabacher, California
Frank D. Lucas, Oklahoma
Mo Brooks, Alabama
Randy Hultgren, Illinois
Thomas Massie, Kentucky
Jim Bridenstine, Oklahoma
Darin LaHood, Illinois
Daniel Webster, Florida
Neal P. Dunn, Florida

Subcommittee on Environment

Andy Biggs, Arizona, Chair
Jim Banks, Indiana, Vice Chair
Dana Rohrabacher, California
Bill Posey, Florida
Mo Brooks, Alabama
Randy K. Weber, Texas
Brian Babin, Texas
Gary Palmer, Alabama
Barry Loudermilk, Georgia
Clay Higgins, Louisiana

Subcommittee on Oversight

Darin LaHood, Illinois, Chair
Roger Marshall, Kansas, Vice Chair
Bill Posey, Florida
Thomas Massie, Kentucky
Gary Palmer, Alabama
Barry Loudermilk, Georgia
Clay Higgins, Louisiana

Subcommittee on Research and Technology

Barbara Comstock, Virginia, Chair
Ralph Lee Abraham, Louisiana, Vice Chair
Frank D. Lucas, Oklahoma
Randy Hultgren, Illinois
Steve Knight, California
Darin LaHood, Illinois
Daniel Webster, Florida
Jim Banks, Indiana
Roger W. Marshall, Kansas

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  • windbourne

    smith is part of the same group that continues to push SLS.
    What a joke.