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Status of Nanotech Bills in the Lame Duck Session

Congress returned to DC on Monday 11/15/2010 to begin a "lame duck" session . Congress, in particular the Senate, will find their agendas crowed with debate on several bills that need to be voted on before adjourning sine die sometime in December. Therefore, it seemed a good time to review the status of the bills that … Continue Reading

The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010

To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making Prince Otto von Bismarck On April 22, 2010, Rep. Bart Gordon of Tennessee introduced HR 5116, the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, which was then referred to the House Committee on Science and Technology and the House Committee on Education and … Continue Reading

Rep. Bart Gordon announces his retirement

The nanotechnology field is going to be losing a valued friend in Congress at the end of the 111th Congress in 2010. Rep. Bart Gordon’s office issued a press release today announcing that the Congressman would not be seeking reelection after the end of his current term. Earlier this year, Rep. Gordon introduced H.R. 554, … Continue Reading