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AAS ACTION ALERT 2003-06

[Mailed to US members from aas.org at 10:15am 20 OCTOBER 2003]

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The American Institute of Physics, in partnership with many of its member societies is asking that members in Texas consider signing on to the letter given below.

Kevin B. Marvel
Deputy Executive Officer
American Astronomical Society

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Here is the request for action from the AIP:

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2003-05

[Mailed to US members from aas.org at 10:30am
23 SEPTEMBER 2003]

AAS ACTION ALERT 2003-05

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Senate Appropriations Committee Votes to Eliminate the Space Environment Center

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2003-04

Take Action by: August 26, 2003

SUMMARY

AAS members in New Mexico are encouraged to contact the state board of education in support of the about to be approved science curriculum.

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2003-03

Act By: September 1, 2003

SUMMARY

The Space Environment Center operated by NOAA received a severe cut to its budget in the Omnibus appropriations bill of FY2003 and this cut has not been restored in the House Appropriations Bill for FY2004. Members are asked to contact their Senators to help address this issue.

BACKGROUND

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2003-02

 

SUMMARY

This action alert requests AAS members to write to the chair and ranking member of the Senate Veteran’s Administration-Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies (VA-HUD-IA) Appropriations Subcommittee requesting that funding be provided to meet the President’s ambitious goal of doubling the NSF budget.

BACKGROUND AND SITUATION

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2003-01

SUMMARY

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2002-05

Background and Summary

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2002-04

Summary

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2002-03

Summary

The Senate is now considering the NSF Authorization Bill, but the process has slowed down. Input from the scientific community will help ensure that the bill is passed this year. AAS members are requested to send letters to selected senators asking that the process move forward quickly.

Background

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS ACTION ALERT 2002-02

COMMENTS TO FCC SPECTRUM POLICY TASK FORCE DUE 8 JULY 2002

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has formed a Spectrum Policy Task Force (SPTF) to take a modern look at their policies governing electromagnetic spectrum use with the goal of trying to increase efficiency and flexibility. A governing principle is "economic value." The charge, which Raises 23 questions (many multipart), is broad. FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell was quoted in the 19 June 2002 Washington Post regarding the new FCC philosophy:

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

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