Office of Government Relations

Office of Government Relations

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  • Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to extend the comprehensive Farm Bill through the end of January 2014. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), however, stated that they would not vote on an extension. The House and Senate conference committee...
  • The White House recently announced a new $100 million initiative to find a cure for HIV. The project will not require new funds; rather, the money will simply be re-directed from existing funds, such as expiring research grants.
  • Federal Legislation Tracker Track the progress of important federal S&T legislation pertaining to appropriations, big data, climate change, cybersecurity, energy, health, innovation, peer review, space, and more. Visit the Tracker Website State Legislation Tracker Learn about S&T...
  • Ms. Spizzirri joined the AAAS Office of Government Relations in May 2012 as a Government Relations Associate. She is the content manager of OGR websites and social media, and contributes to various AAAS publications. She also edits the Policy Alert, a weekly e-newsletter for AAAS members. Prior to...
  • The highly-regarded annual report , issued Monday, assesses recent trends and future projections of global R&D across multiple industries. According to the report, while the U.S. will remain the clear global leader in R&D investment, even though economic conditions will likely suppress...
  • On November 5, the Association of American Universities (AAU) sent a letter to the House and Senate Farm Bill conferees regarding language that would exempt a matching fund requirement for some universities that receive funding from the USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI). The...
  • On December 5, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Innovation Act ( H.R. 3309 ) by an overwhelming vote of 325-91. Last week six higher education groups co-signed a statement articulating their opposition to portions of the House bill, expressing concern that changes to the litigant fee...
  • Providing timely and objective information to Congress on current science and technology issues, and assisting scientists in understanding and working with Congress.
  • The Center is guided by the over-arching goal of using science to build bridges between countries and to promote scientific cooperation as an essential element of foreign policy by raising the profile of science diplomacy, creating a forum for thought and analysis, and initiating bilateral...
  • As a service to its members and the public, the AAAS Office of Government Relations is tracking S&T legislation in all 50 states. If you have any questions regarding specific bills or would like to submit a recommendation for an issue to track, please contact the Office staff at congress_center...