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AAS Informational Email 2011-13

Bethany Johns, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer

FY2012 Appropriations for Astronomy

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Informational Email 2011-11

Decadal Priorities and Fiscal Realities

Debra Elmegreen, AAS President
Kevin Marvel, AAS Executive Officer

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Informational Email 2011-10

JWST: What Can We Do Now?

Debra Elmegreen, AAS President
Jack Burns, Chair of the Committee on Astronomy & Public Policy

22 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS Electronic Announcement #223 - August 2011

Date Emailed: 11 August 2011

CONTENTS:

23 Oct 2012

Subject: Recent Policy Activity on James Webb Space Telescope and Pu-238

Bethany Johns, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow and Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer

Summary

Two important FY 2012 appropriations bills for astronomy and astrophysics have been working their way through the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill:

House Approved Energy and Water Funding Bill for Fiscal Year 2012 (H.R. 2354) on July 15, 2011, which provides annual funding for Dept. of Energy Office of Science and Nuclear Energy.

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS Informational Email 2011-08

Subject: AAS Releases Statement on Proposed Cancellation of the James Webb Space Telescope

Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer

The AAS Executive Committee has released the following statement related to the proposed cancellation of the James Web Space Telescope.

American Astronomical Society Statement on the James Webb Space Telescope
Adopted 7 July 2011

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Informational Email 2011-06

10 June 2011

Subject: NSF Division of Astronomical Sciences Announces Portfolio Review Process

[note: This AAS Informational Email is being distributed as a service to the NSF, Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer]

Message from NSF-AST Division Director, Jim Ulvestad

Dear Colleagues,

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

12 April 2011
Bethany Johns, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow

Subject:  FY2011 Budget Cuts and the Affect on Science

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS Informational Email 2011-04

Subject: President Elmegreen Testifies Before the House Appropriations
Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies

Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer
&
Bethany Johns, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow

The AAS regularly provides testimony to Congressional committees that have direct impact on astronomy and astrophysics. Typically, this testimony takes the form of submitted written remarks, which are considered by the committees as they pursue their legislative activities.

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

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