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Congress has reached an agreement on funding for FY 2017. Here we provide some detail about the funding for NASA, NSF, and DOE.

03 May 2017 - Public Policy

Julie Davis, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, describes her experience at the March 2017 AAS Congressional Visits Day.

06 Apr 2017 - Public Policy

Members of AAS came to Capitol Hill for AAS Congressional Visits Day to get firsthand experience advocating for science with their members of Congress.

03 Apr 2017 - Public Policy

President Trump's Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again provides a framework for the overall FY 2018 budget, with some detail about several agencies.

16 Mar 2017 - Public Policy

Do you love writing, giving talks, and meeting new people? Are you interested in a career in science policy? Then you should apply to be the AAS's next John Bahcall Fellow! Deadline: 31 March.

08 Feb 2017 - Public Policy

Supported in part by AAS membership dues, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) is introducing a new weekly newsletter that’s free to all AAS members.

25 Jan 2017 - Public Policy

As the 114th Congress wraps up the year, we provide an end-of-year update for FY 2017, COMPETES, and NASA.

20 Dec 2016 - Public Policy

Congressional Visit Days are an opportunity for AAS members to advocate for their science with policy makers. There are two opportunities this coming year: AAS CVD (21-22 March 2017) and SET CVD (25-26 April 2017). Deadline for AAS CVD extended to 30 January.

17 Jan 2017 - Public Policy

Over the next couple of months, the incoming administration will make a number of appointments and policy decisions that will impact science.

16 Nov 2016 - Public Policy

Congress is in recess until after the election. Read about the status of some of the relevant legislation, including FY 2017 spending bills and agency authorizations.

04 Oct 2016 - Public Policy