Posey Questions Holdren On Funding Social Studies
By Space Coast Daily // April 18, 2013
WASHINGTON D.C. – At a hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee yesterday, Congressman Bill Posey questions John Holdren, the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, about the importance of funding certain “social” studies.
Holdren is the senior advisor to President Barack Obama on science and technology issues through his roles as Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Co-Chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
He was previously the Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program at the School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Director of the Woods Hole Research Center.
Congressman Posey is the U.S. Representative for Florida’s 8th congressional district, serving in Congress since 2009. He is a member of the Republican Party and formerly served in the Florida Senate and the Florida House of Representatives.