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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia

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Comstock Named Chairwoman Of Research And Technology Subcommittee For The Committee On Science, Space, And Technology

January 13, 2015
Press Release

Washington, DC – Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) announced today that Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) has been named Chairwoman of the Research and Technology Subcommittee for the 114th Congress.   

“I am delighted to be able to continue my work on technology issues in a leadership role on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee,” said Congresswoman Comstock. “Having been the Chairwoman of the Science and Technology Committee in the Virginia House of Delegates, chairing the Research and Technology Subcommittee in the House of Representatives will allow me to continue my work on innovation and 21st century jobs.  My District is home to many leading technology companies and innovative entrepreneurs who are leading the way in technology, research, and development.  I want to thank Chairman Smith for giving me this great opportunity to serve on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee as a subcommittee Chairwoman addressing the exciting innovation issues that can revolutionize our education, economy, health care, and national security.”     

“With her extensive experience working on science and technology issues in the Virginia House of Delegates, Barbara Comstock was an ideal choice to chair the Research and Technology Subcommittee,” said Chairman Lamar Smith. “We have important work ahead of us in the 114th Congress. As we take on issues that will help shape our nation’s future, the Committee will benefit from Rep. Comstock's leadership. I look forward to working closely with Chairwoman Comstock to ensure our nation’s scientific enterprise remains strong.”

For more information on the Subcommittee on Research and Technology go here