action-alerts, policy · Mar 05, 2020
Congress has started debate on funding levels for federal programs for fiscal year 2021. Please show your support for the National Science Foundation (NSF) by asking your Representative to sign a letter in support of funding the agency at $9 billion in 2021.
awards, policy · Feb 19, 2020
Washington, DC - The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is pleased to announce that Corinn Rutkoski and Renee Collini have been selected as the 2020 AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award (EPPLA) recipients. The EPPLA recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who have demonstrated leadership skills and an aptitude for future professional success working at the intersection of science and public policy.
policy · Feb 18, 2020
The White House released the President’s Budget Request for fiscal year (FY) 2021 on February 10, 2020. The budget proposes large cuts for science for the fourth consecutive year. The $4.8 trillion budget framework calls for cuts to most federal agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
policy, statements · Feb 11, 2020
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policy · Feb 02, 2020
The AIBS Public Policy Office has released its annual report for 2019. Read about our achievements in science policy.
policy, statements · Jan 28, 2020
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policy, statements · Nov 22, 2019
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policy · Aug 19, 2019
The Departments of the Interior and Commerce have unveiled significant changes to the regulations that implement the Endangered Species Act (ESA), altering how the law will be enforced in the future. The revisions will make it easier for regulators to delist species from the endangered species list and remove automatic protections for threatened species.