Media Advisory: Senators to Introduce PACE Act, Discuss U.S. Science & Tech Competitiveness

January 23, 2006
04:32 PM

What:       Press Conference

Where:     Dirksen 366

When:       Wednesday, January 25 at 10:15 a.m.

Who:        Senators Pete V. Domenici, R-NM, Jeff Bingaman, D-NM, Lamar Alexander, R-TN, Barbara Mikulski, D-MD, and  Norman Augustine, retired CEO of Lockheed Martin

Why:          To introduce Protecting America’s Competitive Edge (PACE) Act, a package of three bills aimed at helping America maintain its leading edge in science and technology. The senators will also discuss legislative strategy for the PACE Act and the recent report by the National Academy of Science titled "Rising Above the Gathering Storm."