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Statement on the Chips and Science Bill

July 26, 2022

Today, the Science and Technology Action Committee (STAC), a non-partisan coalition of non-profit, academic, foundation and business leaders advocating for greater focus and funding of science and technology, issued the following statement related to the Chips and Science bill:

The Senate’s advancement today of the Chips and Science bill takes the first step in showing our global partners that the U.S. can once again lead the world in science and technology. We applaud this action and urge Congress to move swiftly toward final passage of this landmark legislation. Now is the time for America to stop debating and start researching, developing, and manufacturing in order to ensure our country’s health, national security and economy for years to come.

The Science & Technology Action Committee is a group of 22 non-profit, academic, foundation, and corporate leaders working to dramatically strengthen U.S. science and technology. The Committee is co-chaired by: Keith Yamamoto, Vice Chancellor for Science Policy & Strategy UCSF, Sudip Parikh, CEO, The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Mary Woolley, President & CEO, Research!America, and Bill Novelli, Professor & Founder, Business For Impact Center, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.