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Bullet policy, statements · Dec 06, 2021

Science Coalitions Urge Congress to Finalize NSF Reauthorization Measure

AIBS has joined other science stakeholders in urging congressional leadership to swiftly conference on the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act or USICA and the National Science Foundation for the Future Act and pass a joint bill that includes essential science and technology funding.
Bullet policy, statements · Nov 19, 2021

Societies Urge Appropriators to Fund HHS Office of Climate Change and Health Equity

AIBS was among 32 public and environmental health stakeholder groups to urge Senate Appropriators to take prompt action to complete the fiscal year 2022 appropriations process and provide $6 million to the new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE).
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Bullet awards, policy · Nov 12, 2021

Call for Applications: 2022 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award

Are you a science graduate student looking to make a difference in science policy and funding? The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is now accepting applications for the 2022 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award. This award recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who are demonstrating an interest and aptitude for working at the intersection of science and policy.

Bullet policy · Nov 08, 2021

Science Funding Shrinks in Pared Down Build Back Better Legislation

After prolonged negotiations, Democratic lawmakers in Congress and President Biden have released a $1.75 trillion spending plan based on the Administration’s “Build Back Better” agenda, focused on social welfare and climate change programs.