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Twitter Accounts for Key Space Representatives

Posted by Casey Dreier

23-04-2013 13:05 CDT

Topics: Planetary Society Political Advocacy, FY2014 NASA Budget

There are key people in Congress who can control the fate of Planetary Science at NASA. They sit on several committees in both the House and Senate. You can reach them via Twitter and ask them to #fundPlanetary this week before their hearings:

The House Science Committee Leadership (Meets on Wednesday, April 24th):

Lamar Smith

Rep. Lamar Smith (TX-21)
Chair, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology


Dana Rohrbacher

Rep. Dana Rohrbacher (CA-48)
Vice-chair, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology



Rep. Steve Palazzo (MS-4)
Chair, Subcommittee on Space



Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30)
Ranking Member, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology


The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Leadership (Meets Thursday, April 25th)


Senator Barbara Mikulski (MD)
Chairwoman, Committee on Appropriations



Senator Patrick Leahy (VT)
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science



Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA)
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science



Senator Richard Shelby (AL)
Ranking Member, Committee on Appropriations



Senate Appropriations Staff
Staff Account


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