OSTP Director Nomination
GSA and other leading scientific societies sent a letter
asking congressional leaders to "promptly consider the nominee Dr. Arati Prabhakar for the position of Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)."
Letter Urges Congress to Reach Final Agreement on Innovation and Competitiveness Legislation
GSA joined leading scientific organizations in sending a letter
asking Congress to reach agreement on an innovation bill by the end of July, noting that it “would strengthen American science and innovation and make the U.S. more competitive and more secure for years to come.”
Testimony Highlights Priorities for NASA
As part of the Coalition for Aerospace and Science, GSA signed a letter
"in support of robust and sustained federal investment in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)."
GSA Submits Testimony Supporting NSF and NASA
noted, "Investment in NSF and NASA is necessary to secure America’s future economic leadership, both through the discoveries made and the talent developed through their programs."
USGS Director Nomination Hearing
The Geological Society of America sent a letter to congressional leaders
about the nomination of a Director of the United States Geological Survey.
Letter Sent to Congressional Leaders About Competitiveness Legislation
GSA joined more than 80 organizations who signed a letter to congressional leaders
opposing the inclusion of Section 2527(b) from the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (“USICA”) in the final conferenced legislation.
Energy Sciences Coalition Testimony in Support of DOE Office of Science
"urges Congress to appropriate $8.8 billion in FY 2023 for DOE Office of Science, an increase of 18 percent above FY 2022 and consistent with the bipartisan House and Senate DOE Science for the Future Act."
Testimony Supports National Science Foundation
The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF)
wrote to congressional leaders
asking for the National Science Foundation (NSF)
to receive an appropriation of at least $11 billion in FY23.
GSA Submits Testimony Supporting USGS
GSA believes that it is important to grow the USGS budget
in order to address past shortfalls in staffing, facilities, and research, given the importance of its many activities that protect lives and property, contribute to national security, and enhance the quality of life.
Innovation and Energy Sciences
The Energy Sciences Coalition sent a statement
to congressional leaders in support of including DOE
provisions in a final innovation package.
Final Push for FY2022 Science Funding
GSA joined over 50 scientific societies in a letter
urging Congress to finalize FY22 appropriations with "robust support for scientific research and development."
ESC Statement Urges Confirmation of DOE Office of Science Nominee
The Energy Science Coalition sent a letter
to congressional leaders supporting the confirmation of Dr. Asmeret Berhe as Director of DOE's Office of Science.