Representative Marcia L. Fudge was recently named vice-chair of the Research and Science Education subcommitee. This subcommittee of the House Science and Technology Committee oversees all programs at the National Science Foundation and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
“We have a very unique opportunity to elevate science once again. We have a White House and a Congress committed to affording scientists a platform to develop new innovation and technology for a more sustainable world.” – Rep. Marcia L. Fudge
The subcommitee handles issues related to basic research, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, science policy and U.S. academic research.