Moolenaar to Serve as Vice-Chair of Research and Technology Subcommittee

January 26, 2015
Press Release

Today, Rep. John Moolenaar (R-Midland) announced that he will serve as Vice Chairman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology that is part of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

"The subcommittee has jurisdiction over scientific research that is critical to our country's future and its place as a global leader in innovation, as well as federal policy on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education, and cybersecurity policy," said Moolenaar. 

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) congratulated Moolenaar.

"With experience as both an accomplished state legislator and at a leading chemical company, John Moolenaar brings an important perspective to his new role as vice-chairman of the Research and Technology Subcommittee. We have important work ahead of us in the 114th Congress. As we take on issues that will shape our nation's future, the Committee will benefit from Rep. Moolenaar's experience and leadership. I look forward to working closely with Rep. Moolenaar to ensure our nation's scientific enterprise remains strong," said Smith.

Representative Moolenaar is also a member of the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on the Budget.