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News Updates

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.

June 13, 2023

STAC’s Statement on the FY24 Appropriations Cycle

The Science and Technology Action Committee's statement on the FY24 appropriations cycle.

June 2, 2023

Statement on the President’s Nomination for NIH Director

Statement on the President's Nomination for NIH Director

May 11, 2023

The Incredible, Incomparable ROI of R&D

The Science & Technology Action Committee's commentary on the remarkable economic impact for America that comes from investing in research and development.

April 26, 2023

STAC’s Statement in Response to the House Republican’s Proposed Debt Limit Plan

In reaction to the House Republican's proposed debt limit plan, the Science and Technology Action Committee (STAC), a non-partisan coalition of non-profit, academic, foundation and business leaders advocating for greater focus and funding of science and technology, issued this statement.

April 19, 2023

STAC Analysis: President Biden’s FY24 Budget Request

STAC issued an analysis of President Biden’s FY24 budget request.

March 10, 2023

STAC’s Statement on Biden’s FY24 Budget Request

In reaction to President Biden's FY24 budget request, the Science and Technology Action Committee (STAC), a non-partisan coalition of non-profit, academic, foundation and business leaders advocating for greater focus and funding of science and technology, issued this statement.

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).