BHEF Issue Brief - Maintaining U.S. Economic Competitiveness: Reauthorizing the America COMPETES Act

Seeking to strengthen U.S. leadership in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the U.S. House of Representatives approved by a vote of 262-150 the reauthorization American COMPETES Act. The crucial legislation would authorize $85.6 billion in spending on STEM programs over five years. BHEF first supported the bill in 2007, when it was enacted by President Bush with strong bipartisan support.
2010
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