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Bullet policy, statements · Mar 10, 2021

Coalition Submits FY 2022 Funding Request for AFRI

A coalition of scientific societies, including AIBS, has requested congressional appropriators to provide at least $600 million in fiscal year (FY) 2022 to the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s largest competitive extramural research grant program.

Bullet action-alerts, policy · Mar 04, 2021

Ask Your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the RISE Act

On March 11, 2021, Congress enacted the latest COVID-19 relief package—the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319). The package includes $600 million for the National Science Foundation and $150 million for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, but it does not include research relief provisions at the levels requested by the scientific community.

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Bullet policy · Mar 01, 2021

Science Committees Announce Leadership

Committees in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate with jurisdiction over science have announced the leadership for their subcommittees.
Bullet policy · Feb 26, 2021

AIBS Recognizes Emerging Public Policy Leaders

AIBS is pleased to announce that Shyla Cooks and Karl Palmquist have been selected as the 2021 AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award (EPPLA) recipients. The EPPLA recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who are demonstrating an interest and aptitude for working at the intersection of science and policy.