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.
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.
The Trump administration is considering making new rules on visas and export control specifically targeting Chinese citizens who seek to do research at United States' universities and institutes.
In this monthly feature of the AAS Policy Blog, we share a calendar of upcoming events in science and space policy that may be of interest to our members.
The AAS has issued two Action Alerts so far in 2018, and our members may have noticed a new look to the emails. We're now using CQIgnite, advocacy software from CQ Roll Call.
This week, ask your US senators and representative to support NASA astrophysics and community-derived science priorities, including the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope.
In this monthly feature of the AAS Policy Blog, we share a calendar of upcoming events in science policy that may be of interest to our members.
Twenty-one astronomers, solar physicists, and planetary scientists from the AAS took to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, 14 March 2018, to advocate for robust federal investment in the astronomical sciences.
Congress has reached an agreement on funding for FY 2018. Here we provide some detail about the funding for NASA, NSF, and DOE.