January 7, 2013
Kilmer Named to House Science & Technology Committee
Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-6th) has been named to the House Science, Space & Technology Committee. The Committee has jurisdiction over all energy research, development, and demonstration, and all federalland all federally owned or operated non-military energy laboratories; astronautical research and development; civil aviation research and development; environmental research and development; marine research; commercial application of energy technology; National Institute of Standards and Technology, standardization of weights and measures and the metric system; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; National Science Foundation; National Weather Service; outer space, including exploration and control thereof; science scholarships; scientific research, development, and demonstration.
The UW research community is fortunate to have Congressman Kilmer appointed to this committee.