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Advocacy

November 3, 2021

To House and Senate Leadership on USICA and NSF for the Future Act

Urging negotiation and passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) and NSF for the Future Act to secure our country’s economic and national security through investment in S&T infrastructure.

September 23, 2021

To Office of the Senate and House Minority Leader and Speaker of the House

As the USICA and NSF for the Future bills now head to a conference committee, we highlight here three areas of bipartisan cooperation we find most crucial to the country’s future.

February 24, 2021

To President Biden

Urging action to dramatically build-out our nation’s S&T capacity and set strategic, coordinated threat response efforts in motion.

February 23, 2021

To House and Senate Leadership and the House and Senate Appropriations Committee

Requesting that OSTP receive the resources needed to coordinate S&T initiatives across agencies and to form public-private sector partnerships needed to outmaneuver our greatest threats.

February 18, 2021

To the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

In support of Dr. Eric Lander, President Biden’s nominee to lead the OSTP.

February 9, 2021

To the House Budget Committee

To take steps towards a five-year doubling in federal S&T investment that would empower our nation to overcome threats to Americans and people across the globe.

February 9, 2021

To the Senate Budget Committee

To take steps towards a five-year doubling in federal S&T investment that would empower our nation to overcome threats to Americans and people across the globe.

January 14, 2021

To the Biden-Harris Transition Team

Offering assistance to the team as it prepares to implement the “Build Back Better” agenda and prioritize S&T as our best ally for rebuilding our economy, confronting the coronavirus and combating climate change.

The Science & Technology Action Committee is a group of 22 non-profit, academic, foundation, and corporate leaders working to dramatically strengthen U.S. science and technology. The Committee is co-chaired by: Keith Yamamoto, Vice Chancellor for Science Policy & Strategy UCSF, Sudip Parikh, CEO, The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Mary Woolley, President & CEO, Research!America.