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If you're interested in working inside the halls of Congress, apply for a Congressional science fellowship through the American Institute of Physics. Application deadline for the 2016-17 term: 15 January 2016.

01 Dec 2015

Use our online form to submit questions for the director of the National Science Foundation, whose plenary talk is on 5 January. Deadline: 18 December.

30 Nov 2015

The National Academies' committee for the midterm assessment of the implementation of the New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics decadal survey seeks your input.

10 Nov 2015

In short: Not yet. Fiscal year 2016 has had a bumpy start, but things are starting to look like they are settling down. Read on to learn about the current status of FY 2016. Updated: 16 December.

02 Nov 2015

The American Association for the Advancement of Science wants to hear about how conference travel has benefited you and your research.

23 Oct 2015

FY 2016 started last week (1 October 2015), and a continuing resolution passed Congress just in the nick of time to keep the federal government from shutting down.

05 Oct 2015

President Obama released his FY 2016 budget request in February. Here's where things stand as of September, now that Congress is back in session and the presidential campaign is in full swing.

11 Sep 2015

A new report from the National Academies considers lessons learned from previous decadal surveys and presents options for possible changes and improvements to the decadal-survey process.

09 Sep 2015

The AAS's new John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, Heather Bloemhard, introduces herself and describes her path from graduate school to a PhD in physics and, ultimately, a career in science policy.

09 Sep 2015

The US Departments of State and Commerce recently proposed changes to export control regulations covering optical equipment. AAS members are encouraged to comment. Deadline: 6 July 2015.

03 Jun 2015

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