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
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.