Policy News: March 26, 2018
Mar26

Policy News: March 26, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue: ESA Selects Graduate Student Policy Award Winners Ten students receive the 2018 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Congress Completes FY 2018 Appropriations with Passage of Massive Spending Bill Omnibus rejects the president’s proposed cuts to science, provides largest increase to research spending in almost a decade EPA Administrator Pruitt Raises HONEST Act as Agency Initiative...

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ESA Selects 2018 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients
Mar21

ESA Selects 2018 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients

  The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA). This award provides graduate students with the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. for policy experience and training. Ten recipients were selected for this year’s award: Aaron W. Baumgardner (California State University, Bakersfield), Stephen R. Elser (Arizona State...

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Policy News: March 12, 2018
Mar12

Policy News: March 12, 2018

Action Alert: Ask your Members of Congress to restore funding for science Dear ESA Member: As you may know, President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget request sent to Congress would flat-fund or cut research accounts at several federal agencies for America’s scientific enterprise. There is a realistic opportunity to achieve budget increases for scientific research because Congress came to a two-year budget agreement Feb. 29 that...

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Action Alert: Ask your Members of Congress to restore funding for science
Mar12

Action Alert: Ask your Members of Congress to restore funding for science

  Dear ESA Member: As you may know, President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget request sent to Congress would flat-fund or cut research accounts at several federal agencies for America’s scientific enterprise. There is a realistic opportunity to achieve budget increases for scientific research because Congress came to a two-year budget agreement Feb. 29 that suspends the debt ceiling for a year and raises the budget caps...

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Policy News: February 26, 2018
Feb26

Policy News: February 26, 2018

ESA Policy News In This Issue: President’s Budget Proposes Cuts to Science, Research While in some cases not as severe as originally proposed, the Trump budget would cut research and science, eliminate important programs Quick Reads Infrastructure hearings, NSF updates, House hearing on sexual harassment, climate advisor resigns, secretarial order to improve game corridors, USGS scientists resign over data, science questions for 2018...

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