The Coalition for National Science Funding, which includes AAU, sent a letter urging the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to provide the highest possible FY23 302(b) allocation for the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittees.
The Coalition for Aerospace and Science sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies requesting at least $27.84 billion in funding for NASA in FY23, including $9 billion for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate.
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).
AAU urges Congress to provide at least $9 billion for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in FY23. A balanced portfolio will enable NASA to execute a strategic long-term mission. Science, aeronautics, exploration, and space technology are all vital to the success of NASA’s overall mission.
The Task Force on American Innovation sent a letter asking Congress to complete negotiations on fiscal year 2022 funding bills encouraging bicameral and bipartisan support to fund key investments in scientific and engineering research and development agencies.
AAU joined six other higher education associations in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona requesting clear and comprehensive information on the department’s plans to resume student loan repayments on February 1, 2022.