CNSF Statement on Reconciliation
The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF)
"applauds the strong allocation for the National Science Foundation (NSF) provided by the House Science, Space and Technology Committee in the budget reconciliation bill, and urges Members to at least meet or ideally increase the level of funding for NSF in the final bill."
Letter Supports DOE Funding
The Energy Sciences Coalition (ESC) sent a letter to congressional leaders
requesting "at least $15.5 billion for Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory infrastructure and associated research and development activities in a final reconciliation package."
GSA Welcomes OSTP Director
GSA endorsed a letter congratulating Dr. Lander
on his confirmation as Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and thanking the Administration for elevating the OSTP Director to a Cabinet-level position.
GSA Endorses The Reconciliation in Place Names Act
GSA endorsed this bill
that creates a process to review and revise offensive names of public lands.
Scientific Societies Urge Congress to Act on Climate Change
GSA joined nearly 50 organizations in a letter
calling on Congress to lead with science to understand and address the effects of climate change.
Statement in Support of the DOE Science of the Future Act
An Energy Sciences Coalition letter
, signed by GSA, states that the bill "makes bold new investments in fundamental research, world-class science facilities, and workforce development efforts supported by the DOE Office of Science."
GSA Reports Climate Solutions
GSA recently gathered ideas
for translating scientific research into climate change solutions that can be implemented within a short timeframe. Read the report.
Recommendations for Federal Research Policy
GSA signed a letter to policymakers
that contained "shared priorities for federally supported scientific research and STEM education" of scientific societies and associations.
Publishers Support Open Science and Sustainable Public Access
GSA joined more than 100 organizations signing a letter
to "promote open science through a flexible and sustainable framework that supports and upholds the value of scientific and scholarly communication."
Advancing Scientific Research on the Microbiome
GSA signed a letter to congressional leaders
"requesting increased coordination and support for microbiome research across Federal science agencies."
GSA Testimony Supports Geoscience Research
GSA submitted testimony supporting the USGS
, NSF and NASA
to the House Appropriations Committee.
Support for Science Funding
More than 100 scientific organizations, including GSA,
signed a letter
asking congressional leaders "to appropriate at least $7.7 billion in FY 2022 for DOE Office of Science."
Science Priorities for Transition Teams
GSA joined leading scientific societies and universities to make science policy recommendations to President-elect
Biden and the transition team (read: NSF, DOE Office of Science,
Support for Research Relief
GSA signed a Coalition for National Science Funding letter asking congressional leadership to
"include $3 billion in emergency relief for the National Science Foundation while providing
relief to all federal science agencies."