Committee Changes

Following the elections in the US, ScienceInsider notes that about a quarter of the House of Representatives' Committee on Science, Space, and Technology will change due to defeats at the polls or retirements. Currently, the committee is made up of 23 Republicans and 17 Democrats, though four (one Republican and three Democratic) spots are not filled.

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