11.17.11

Subcommittee Hearing: S&T on a Budget: Finding Smarter Approaches to Spur Innovation, Impose Discipline, Drive Job Creation and Strengthen Homeland Security

November 17, 2011 3:00 PM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

On Thursday, November 17, 2011 the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies will hold a hearing entitled “S&T on a Budget: Finding Smarter Approaches to Spur Innovation, Impose Discipline, Drive Job Creation and Strengthen Homeland Security.” The Subcommittee will meet at 10:00 a.m. in 311 Cannon House Office Building.

Chairman Lungren on the hearing:

“In our Subcommittee’s ongoing oversight efforts in these difficult fiscal times, I want to encourage smarter and more cost efficient approaches to develop innovative security technologies. Tough decisions need to be made in our S&T investments. The Science and Technology Directorate is critical in our fight against the ongoing terrorist threat and improving their processes and procedures will strengthen our homeland defenses.”

Opening Statements

Rep. Dan Lungren (R-CA), Subcommittee Chairman

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Witnesses

The Honorable Dr. Tara O’Toole
Under Secretary
Science and Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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Mr. David C. Maurer
Director
Homeland Security and Justice Issues
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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