CEOs of more than 30 major tech companies sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging an ambitious but achievable 35% increase in FY23 National Science Foundation (NSF) appropriations — the full amount authorized in the CHIPS and Science Act. As the Science and Technology Action Committee (STAC) Co-chair Sudip Parikh asserted in Politico (subscription required), “This is the time for us to do hard things.”
It’s time for Congress to invest in America by investing robustly in the NSF and other agencies focused on advancing science in the United States.
Want to learn more about what parts of key recent science and technology-related legislation is only authorized versus what is funded by Congress, and why we need to keep up the pressure on Congress to make sure the U.S. is a global leader in science and technology? Check out our fact sheet on recent legislative wins for S&T, and make use of the American Mathematical Society’s Action Alert to spur Congressional action.