It is not too late to urge Congress to avoid the forthcoming $1.2 billion budget sequestration. This automatic spending cut would have dramatic negative impacts on U.S. domestic programs, including science and education.

Without action by lawmakers, all discretionary research, education, and environmental programs will be cut by at least 8 percent in January 2013.

Please take a minute now to send a letter to your members of Congress asking them to devise a bipartisan solution to addressing the nation’s debt crisis and avoid draconian cuts that will hurt the economy and the nation’s future. Visit to send a prepared letter.


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