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The House astrobiology hearing: remarkable or mostly harmless?
On Wednesday, the full House Science Committee held a hearing on "Astrobiology: Search for Biosignatures in our Solar System and Beyond."
Committee delays consideration of termination liability bill until next week
Despite declared bipartisan support for a bill that would relive NASA of the requirement to withhold funds on key projects as a hedge against payout if they're cancelled, the House Science Committee delayed markup of that bill on Thursday until next week.
Committee Democrats Comment on the National Space Transportation Policy
Subcommittee on Space Ranking Member Donna F. Edwards said, "I am pleased that there are many similarities between the NASA Authorization Act of 2013 bill I introduced in July and the updated National Space Transportation Policy substantive policy direction, including supporting human space transportation beyond low-Earth orbit through the ... (more)
U.S. lawmakers introduce Water Protection, Reinvestment Trust Fund Act
Today, members of the United States House of Representatives introduced the Water Protection and Reinvestment Trust Fund Act of 2013.
Science Democrats Congratulate NASA on 15th Anniversary of the International Space Station
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the start of construction of the International Space Station .
Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act legislation introduced
Commended by the American Society of Landscape Architects , Senator Tom Udall and Representative Donna Edwards introduced the Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The purpose of the legislation is to provide critical support to advanced stormwater strategies that improve the nation's ability to effectively manage polluted ... (more)
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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Christie; Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.; Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.