Office of Government Relations

Office of Government Relations

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  • The Secret Science Reform Act amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDDA) of 1978, one of the major laws establishing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The bill reforms EPA’s ability to use scientific research, prohibiting the agency from “...
  • The Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 (S. 544) would keep the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from using the best possible science to guide its decision-making, according to a letter from AAAS to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. As written, the bill would prevent the EPA...
  • Josh Shiode joined the AAAS Office of Government Relations in March 2015 as a Senior Government Relations Officer. Prior to joining AAAS, Josh was the fifth John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). While with the AAS, Josh worked to improve communication...
  • Through all of undergraduate and the beginning of graduate school, I had no concept of how important the relationship between science and policy was. I assumed that it wasn’t worth my time to do any significant outreach to non-scientists because I was too busy, or they wouldn’t understand, or my...
  • Declining federal spending on basic research has raised the threat of an "innovation deficit" in America at a time when competitors are undertaking ambitious projects in areas such as space exploration, supercomputing, cybersecurity, and plant biology, according to a new report from the...
  • Citing negative impacts to American science, technology, and innovation, AAAS and 125 other scientific organizations have expressed "deep concerns" about recent U.S. government travel restrictions. These rules for federal employees and contractors have resulted in a "stark reduction" in the number...
  • Nearing the completion of my PhD in biomedical research, I’ve begun to truly appreciate the challenges that exist from the scientist’s side of science policy. As academic scientists, we need to secure funding to engage in research. To do this, we need to communicate the value of our work to various...