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.

AAS 240 Public Policy-Related Sessions

2 Jun 2022

With AAS 240 just 10 days away, the Public Policy Team is looking forward to returning for our first in-person meeting in two years. This meeting promises to be jam-packed with amazing science content and happy reunions...

DATE CHANGE: Congressional Visits Day

25 Jan 2022
The AAS Public Policy Department is now accepting applications for our annual Congressional Visits Day (CVD). The deadline to sign up for AAS CVD 2022 is Sunday, 27 February 2022.

AAS Endorses the Astro2020 Decadal Survey

29 Nov 2021
The American Astronomical Society enthusiastically endorses the Astro2020 decadal survey and urges the astronomical community to support the report and its priorities.