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AAU joined 79 other organizations in resending a letter to House and Senate leaders of the appropriations subcommittees on energy and water to request a one-time appropriation of $31.5 million to establish the Foundation for Energy Security and Innovation at the Department of Energy.
The Task Force on American Innovation, an alliance of industry, professional societies, and university organizations including AAU, sent a letter urging congressional leaders to include supplemental appropriations for science and technology programs in the final conference agreement on the House-passed America COMPETES Act and the Senate-passed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act.

123 Members of Congress signed onto a “Dear Colleague” letter urging House appropriators to include “robust and sustained” funding for the Department of Energy Office of Science in the FY23 Energy and Water Appropriations bill.

The Energy Sciences Coalition, of which AAU is a member, released a statement urging Congress to appropriate $8.8 billion in FY23 for the Department of Energy Office of Science.

Status of FY23 appropriations including the President’s FY23 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Energy including the Office of Science and ARPA-E.

An overview of the President's full proposed budget for FY23, including summaries and analyses for individual agencies.
AAU joined ACE and 20 higher education associations in a letter to Congress outlining priorities for provisions related to STEM education and scientific research and innovation in the America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology, and Economic Strength (COMPETES) Act of 2022 (H.R. 4521) and the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (S. 1260)
This table represents the current status of FY22 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Departments of Education, Energy, and Defense as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, AFRI, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
The Energy Sciences Coalition, of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to congressional leadership supporting the inclusion of Department of Energy provisions in the final competitiveness legislation package.