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Competitiveness Advocacy Press Releases, Statements, and Letters

12/16/2016
Association of American Universities Statement on House Passage of American Innovation and Competitiveness Act [+]


10/20/2015
Innovation: An American Imperative [+]



11/12/2014
133 Groups Urge Congress to Close the Innovation Deficit [+]


04/29/2014
Joint Testimony Submitted for Senate Appropriations Hearing on Innovation [+]


02/26/2014
AAU, APLU Express Preliminary Support for Senate Manufacturing Institute Bill [+]


12/02/2013
AAU President's Remarks at Press Conference on Sequestration and the American Workforce [+]


11/15/2013
Business-Higher Education Forum Urges FY14 Budget Conferees to Eliminate Sequester [+]



11/12/2013
Survey on Sequestration Effects--Selected Results from Private and Public Research Universities [+]


11/08/2013
Senator Alexander: Finish the Job of Doubling Basic Research to Keep Americans' High Standard of Living [+]


10/11/2013
Academic, Business, Association Leaders Urge Congressional Support for America COMPETES Act and Closing the Innovation Deficit [+]


10/11/2013
Task Force on American Innovation Urges Congress and the President to Close Innovation Deficit--Press Release [+]



10/06/2011
Innovation Task Force Urges Deficit Reduction Committee to Keep Nation on an Innovation Path [+]


07/08/2011
Innovation Task Force Calls for Deficit Reduction, Continued Investment for Economic Prosperity [+]


03/11/2011
Business Groups Urge FY11 Funding Priority for Research and STEM Education [+]



06/25/2010
Innovation Task Force Urges Senate Approval of COMPETES Act [+]


05/07/2010
Innovation Task Force Urges House Approval of America COMPETES Act Reauthorization [+]


04/26/2010
Universities Urge Reauthorization of America COMPETES Act [+]


04/23/2010
Associations Urge Swift Passage of America COMPETES Reauthorization [+]



02/26/2009
Task Force Urges Passage of FY09 Omnibus Bill [+]


02/19/2009
Innovation Task Force Praises Recovery Legislation [+]


01/23/2009
TAP-Innovation Task Force Letter Supports Economic Recovery Legislation [+]


10/31/2008
Organizations Urge Early Designation of Presidential Science Advisor [+]


09/30/2008
10 Questions for the Candidates [+]


09/22/2008
Task Force Urges Full Funding of America COMPETES Act in FY09 [+]


02/07/2008
University and Corporate Leadership Unite in Support of American Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda [+]


05/24/2007
Innovation Task Force Urges Swift Action on Competitiveness Bills [+]


04/24/2007
Innovation Task Force Urges Increased FY08 Science and Engineering Research Funding [+]


04/24/2007
Innovation Task Force Urges Increased FY08 Funding for DOE Office of Science [+]


11/16/2006
Press Release on Innovation Task Force Benchmarks Report [+]


07/27/2006
AAU Thanks House and Senate Appropriators for ACI Funding [+]


06/30/2006
Associations Thank House Majority and Minority Leaders for ACI Funding [+]


06/20/2006
Innovation Task Force Applauds Science Appropriations [+]


06/09/2006
Major Reports, Activities, Books on Competitiveness, S&E Workforce, and S&E Education [+]


05/17/2006
Task Force Praises DOE Research Funding [+]


05/11/2006
Task Force Statement on House Science Committee Competitiveness Legislation [+]


05/11/2006
AAU Statement on House Science Committee Competitiveness Legislation [+]


04/27/2006
Innovation Task Force Praises Congressional Letters Urging Increased DOE Science Funding [+]


04/26/2006
AAU Presidents Endorse Research Investments in President Bush's American Competitiveness Initiative [+]


03/28/2006
PCAST Briefing on S & E Indicators [+]


03/07/2006
Mary Sue Coleman National Press Club Speech on Innovation and Collaboration [+]


02/28/2006
AAU Letter Thanking Senator Kennedy for Right TRACK Legislation [+]


01/26/2006
Innovation Task Force Applauds Introduction of PACE Legislation [+]


12/15/2005
AAU Applauds Introduction of National Innovation Act [+]



11/30/2005
National Innovation Act Section-by-Section [+]


11/30/2005
National Innovation Act Dear Colleague Letter [+]


11/30/2005
National Innovation Act Summary [+]


11/21/2005
Innovation Task Force Praises Congressional Innovation Initiatives [+]


10/28/2005
Innovation Task Force Lauds CSIS Report on National Security and Innovation [+]



10/27/2005
CSIS Report on Research Leadership for National Security [+]


07/27/2005
Business Groups' Action Plan on Education, Research, and Innovation [+]


07/27/2005
AAU Statement Praising Business Groups' Action Plan on Education, Research, and Innovation [+]


07/27/2005
Press Release on Business Leaders' Action Plan for Education, Research and Innovation [+]


06/09/2005
Innovation Task Force Praises House Science Funding [+]


04/12/2005
AAU Statement Endorsing Math and Science Incentive Act of 2005 [+]


02/16/2005
Press Release on report of the Task Force on the Future of American Innovation [+]


06/30/2004
Task Force Release on the Presidential Campaign and Research Funding [+]


06/25/2004
Task Force Statement on House FY05 Energy and Water [+]


06/25/2004
Task Force Statement on House FY05 Defense [+]


04/20/2004
Task Force News Release [+]


01/13/2004
Bang for the Research Buck by James Siedow [+]