Senate Considers National Innovation Act

February 2006
Quality Progress;Feb2006, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p12
Academic Journal
This article reports on the introduction of a bill to the U.S. Senate that calls for more federal investment in the U.S. efforts at innovation in science and engineering. The bill has been introduced by the senators John Ensign and Joe Lieberman. Lieberman holds the view that the legislation would significantly increase federal support for graduate fellowship and trainee programs in science, math and engineering fields. He further stated that this will attract more students to these fields and also create a more competitive and innovative American workforce.


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