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Hearing on Reforming the National Lab System

July 11, 2013
| Testimony and Filings

In testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Energy, Matthew Stepp argued that federally funded research results in scientific discovery that can play a positive role in America‚Äôs economic future. He explained that after a year of research with the labs, DOE, industry, and academia it became plainly apparent that the current system needs substantial reform. He emphasized that taxpayer resources should be used as effectively as possible and that market forces can help bring efficiency and rationality to the lab system.