New bill encourages women, minorities in STEM

Rep. Rick Larsen has announced his support for a new bill that encourages more women and minorities to enter STEM (Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering) fields. He is an original cosponsor of the Women and Minorities in STEM Booster Act, which sets up a competitive grant program for colleges, universities and nonprofit organizations to develop creative ways to recruit more women and minorities into science, technology, engineering and math.

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