Science Policy News
Congressional Vacancies Begin to Pile Up
by AIBS on January 8, 2018 at 5:47 pm
Now, as the second session of the 115th Congress is beginning, political pundits are increasingly analyzing congressional retirements. To date, 50 members have left Congress or are opting to not run for re-election, well above the average of 22 […]
Congress Still Working on Funding Deal
by AIBS on January 8, 2018 at 5:46 pm
Lawmakers are facing another deadline for fiscal year (FY) 2018 funding. The current continuing resolution, which has kept the government open well into the fiscal year, expires on January 19. Several issues have complicated the negotiations between […]
AIBS 2017 Policy Annual Report
by AIBS on January 8, 2018 at 5:42 pm
The AIBS Public Policy Office has released its annual report for 2017. Read about our achievements in science policy. Highlights include: Taught 14 professional development workshops that trained 411 scientists and graduate students to successfully […]
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