Instructions for participating in the Communicating With Washington program.
This example of a phone conversation assumes an astronomer is calling a Congressperson's office about a letter sponsored by two Congressmen and being sent to the House leadership.
List of Agencies, Advisors, and Policy Makers involved in funding astronomy.
In addition to the AAS John Bahcall Public Policy Fellowship, there are several other options for AAS members to enter the world of science policy. Some fellowships are listed below:
Contains information on the US government budget cycles and the astronomical sciences' place in them.
Resources for Contacting Congress including tools to find the name of your Representative and Senator(s), tips on how to structure a letter,a personal visit, or a phone call and how to schedule a visit.
Get up-to-date contact information for your Representatives and Senators. Use the Congress Merge database to search for members of Congress