Policy Blog

The AAS Public Policy team uses the Policy Blog to communicate with the membership about current events in the science policy world. Most policy blog posts are written by the John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow.

Action Alert: Dear Colleague Letters to Support Science

22 Apr 2021
We ask you to fill out forms the American Mathematical Society and American Geophysical Union has made to encourage your representatives to sign on to Dear Colleague Letters in support of science. Deadlines are April 23...

Final Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2021

26 Jan 2021
Congress passed the final appropriations bill on 21 December, and the President signed it into law on 27 December. Here are some details on the funding for NASA and other federal agencies that support astronomy.