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Update: AAAS CEO Dr. Rush Holt testified before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Read his testimony and view the hearing (starts at 42:59).

 

 

 

Science Society Letters

  • Science, Education Leaders Call for a U.S. Science Adviser. AAAS led a coalition of 29 scientific and higher education organization leaders urging President-elect Trump to quickly appoint a “nationally respected leader with appropriate engineering, scientific, management and policy skills” to serve as Assistant to the President for Science and Technology. Read the letter.
  • AAAS encourages Senate leaders to include questions about the conduct and use of science and technology in hearings with President-elect's nominees
  • AAAS and 150 partner organizations express concern about impact of January 27, 2017 White House Executive Order on immigration and urge Administration to rescind the order.

AAAS offers assistance and advice to President-elect Trump's Cabinet nominees:

  • Read the letter to Secretary of Defense nominee, General James Mattis
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development nominee, Dr. Ben Carson
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Homeland Security nominee, General John F. Kelly
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Energy nominee, former Gov. Rick Perry
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Education nominee, Ms. Betsy DeVos
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Interior nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke
  • Read the letter to Attorney General nominee, Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Labor nominee, Mr. Andrew Puzder
  • Read the letter to Adminstrator of the Environmental Protection Agency nominee, Mr. Scott Pruitt
  • Read the letter to the nominee for the head of the Small Business Administration, Ms. Linda McMahon
  • Read the letter to Secretary of State nominee, Mr. Rex Tillerson
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Transportation nominee, Ms. Elaine Chao
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services nominee, Dr. Tom Price 
  • Read the letter to Director of the Office of Management and Budget nominee, Rep. Mick Mulvaney
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Commerce nominee, Mr. Wilbur Ross 
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee, Dr. David Shulkin 
  • Read the letter to Secretary of Agriculture nominee, Gov. Sonny Perdue 

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