CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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House Intelligence Committee Report: Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research

October 6, 2020
Blog Post

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a report prepared by its Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research (STAR) Subcommittee and Subcommittee Chairman Jim Himes (D-CT) to strengthen and empower the Intelligence Community’s (IC) scientific and technological research and development activities (S&T R&D). The report was voice voted out of Committee.

In order to maintain dominance in technological advancement in the intelligence field and beyond, we need to leverage our greatest strengths as a nation. There is no country on Earth that has more raw talent and entrepreneurial spirit across the private and public sectors than the United States. If we can make the investment now to harness that quintessentially American, innovative energy, and nurture it in an open and agile environment, we will continue to lead. But there’s no time to lose as our adversaries are nipping at our heels. To read the full report, click here.