News from The Hill


Events & Briefings

Experience Capitol Hill
Join the Geoscience and Public Policy in Washington, D.C., field trip during the 2023 Joint Southeastern & Northeastern Section Meeting.
Learn more and register.

Posted 1/25/2023


Engaging with Federal Agencies
Are you looking for more ways to put your geoscience expertise to use and engage with policymakers? You might already be familiar with GSA’s Congressional Visits Days, but there are also opportunities to make your voice heard in the Executive Branch of the U.S. government.

Posted 3/21/2023

A Framework for Federal Scientific Integrity Policy and Practice
The White House recently released a framework that provides resources for agencies to develop and improve scientific integrity policies, practices, and culture.

Posted 3/15/2023

Ocean, Hazards Bills Enacted into Law
In a flurry of activity just before the holidays, several science policy bills, mostly related to oceans and hazards, passed at the end of the 117th Congress and were signed into law.

Posted 2/17/2023

FY2023 Appropriations Bill Increases Funding for Scientific Agencies
At the end of 2022, Congress finalized fiscal year (FY) 2023 appropriations bill that funds research across federal agencies. These investments augment funds that were provided over the past year by the Inflation Reduction Act and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Posted 1/27/2023

Preventing Harassment in Isolated Scientific Environments: Takeaways for the Geoscience Community
On 1 Nov. 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) hosted a roundtable discussion on preventing harassment in isolated scientific research environments.

Posted 1/26/2023

Letters & Testimony

Statements Supporting Science in FY24 Budget
Multiple coalitions supported by GSA — The Energy Sciences Coalition, Coalition for National Science Funding, and Task Force on American Innovation — issued statements on the FY24 budget.
Posted 3/20/2023

Support for NASA Funding
GSA signed a letter from the Coalition for Aerospace and Science asking NASA funding to be "no less than $25.97 billion" in fiscal year 2023.
Posted 1/25/2023

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