AAS Informational Email 2008-10
Marcos Huerta, John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
huerta at aas.org
Last week, the House of Representatives and the White House reached a compromise supplemental funding bill that includes money for science. If this becomes law, it is a major victory for science groups, as the debate about the supplemental has focused on a variety of issues including education benefits for veterans, general controversy surrounding war funding, and presidential veto threats over the amount of domestic spending in the bill.