Directorate for Science & Policy Programs
The AAAS Directorate for Science & Policy Programs is devoted
to activities in realms where science, government and society
intersect. These programs serve a number of AAAS's constitutional
objectives, including furthering the work of scientists, improving
the effectiveness of science in the promotion of human welfare,
and fostering scientific freedom and responsibility. The directorate's
activities include the Center for Science, Technology,
and Congress (host of this website), the R&D
Budget and Policy Program, and the S&T
Policy Fellowship Programs.
Institute of Physics -- FYI
Periodic "electronic update" on issues of interest to the S&T
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418
Tel: 202/334-1601, Fax: 202/334-2419
Contact: Jim Jensen, Director, Congressional and Governmental
The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering,
and Institute of Medicine are honorary societies established to
advise the government on matters related to science and technology.
The bulk of their science policy and technical work is conducted
by their operating arm, the National Research Council.
of Technology Assessment
Archives of this defunct congressional office provide analysis
of complex scientific and technical issues of the late 20th century.
House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Provides information about activities at OSTP, OSTP documents
and testimony, and White House publications dealing with science
and technology. It also provides links to other resources.
-- S&T Policy Links
List of science and policy links from this subject-oriented search
engine for the World Wide Web and Internet. Numerous links to
science policy institutes and information.
Congress Watch features biographies, phone numbers, addresses
and committee assignments for each of the 535 voting members of
A "one-stop-shop" where you can identify your congressional representatives;
research congressional voting records; learn about the issues
of the day; and send e-mail directly to Congress.
Advertised as one of the last bastions of impartial information
on existing and prospective members of government, this site provides
analysis of campaign pledges and voting records. The site also
hosts an exceptional searchable archive of candidate speeches.
A legislative information service of the Library of Congress providing
the full-text of legislation introduced from the 93rd Congress
through the 107th Congress. Includes bill summary and status as
well as links to other Library of Congress Resources, the Congressional
Record, C-Span, etc.