Public Policy

The Senate's Version of FY 2019 Spending

22 May 2018
"Regular order" continues (for now) as the Senate Appropriations Committee has approved its version of legislation setting federal spending levels for fiscal year (FY) 2019.

Decadal Survey Will Proceed on Schedule

NASA's Associate Administrator for Science, Thomas Zurbuchen, has accepted the National Academy’s recommendation to start the astrophysics decadal survey now rather than wait two years.

AAS 232 for the Policy Crowd

Your guide to items at the June 2018 AAS meeting that relate to informing and/or developing the public policy that governs federally funded research in the astronomical sciences.

House Responds to President's FY 2019 Budget Request

22 May 2018
The House Appropriations Committee has kicked off appropriations season, holding "markups" — consideration of amendments, debate, and votes — on bills that set federal spending levels for fiscal year (FY) 2019.