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How Have the Sequester Cuts Affected You?

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 18:05

The indiscriminate, across-the-board budget cuts known as the sequester (or sequestration) began in 2013. That first round of cuts included more than $0.5 billion from basic science research budgets at NASA, NSF, and the DOE; more cuts are scheduled to reduce budgets each year through 2021.

The AAS Executive Office wants to hear how these cuts have affected our members. Any and all information gathered by the Society will be used completely anonymously in any communications our public-policy staff might undertake with government leaders.

To respond, please use our online form. You’ll need to be logged in as an AAS member to submit the form, so if you haven’t already signed in, please click the “Sign in” link in the top right corner of the page.

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Joshua H. Shiode
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
American Astronomical Society