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News Updates

May 17, 2024

STAC’s Statement on the Bipartisan AI Policy Road Map

The Science and Technology Action Committee (STAC) issued the following statement on the release of a bipartisan road map on AI policy.

May 15, 2024

The AI Revolution is Here. Why the U.S. Must Lead the Way.

China aims to dominate emerging tech landscape, posing a risk to U.S. national security.

May 1, 2024

China is Investing More in Science and Technology Than Ever Before. Here’s Why That’s a Problem.

Without increased federal investment, the U.S. risks ceding leadership in this critical area.

April 9, 2024

Washington Post Letter to the Editor: Response to Senator Marco Rubio’s April 8 Op-Ed

On April 8th, Senator Marco Rubio penned an op-ed published in the Washington Post about the need for the United States' manufacturing sector to be rebuilt through modern industrial policy. In a response written by Bill Novelli and Mary Woolley, the STAC co-chairs argue that a lack of investment in scientific and technological innovation, not industrial policy, is the true problem holding U.S. competitiveness back.

March 11, 2024

STAC’s Statement on President Biden’s FY25 Budget Request

STAC statement following the release of President Biden’s FY25 budget request.

February 12, 2024

STAC Statement on Consequences of Congressional Inaction on FY24 Appropriations at NASA

STAC statement on recent NASA announced layoffs due to congressional inaction on FY24 appropriations.

September 26, 2023

STAC’s Statement on Efforts to Avert a Government Shutdown

In reaction to ongoing efforts in Congress to avert a government shutdown, STAC released the following statement.

August 9, 2023

STAC’s Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the CHIPS and Science Act

STAC's Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the CHIPS and Science Act.

The Science & Technology Action Committee (STAC) is a group of 25 non-profit, academic, foundation, and corporate leaders working to dramatically strengthen U.S. science and technology. The Committee is co-chaired by: Bill Novelli, Professor Emeritus and founder of Business for Impact at Georgetown University and former CEO of AARP, Sudip Parikh, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Executive Publisher of the Science Family of Journals, Mary Woolley, President & CEO of Research!America, and Keith Yamamoto, Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy at UCSF and President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).