National Association of Manufacturers’ President John Engler testified today at a House Science Committee hearing, “America COMPETES: Big Picture Perspectives on the Need for Innovation, Investments in R&D and a Commitment to STEM Education.”
His testimony focused on four programs important to America’s manufacturers: federal funding for basic R&D; the Advanced Research Projects Administration for Energy (ARPA-E); science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, and the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP).
Engler’s complete prepared testimony is available at the committee’s website here.
Also testifying were:
Mr. John Castellani, Business Roundtable
Mr. Tom Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Deborah Wince-Smith, Council on Competitiveness
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