Science Policy Newsletter Archives - 2017

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ESA Science Policy News: December 6, 2017

ESA urges opposition to graduate student tax, ESA releases new IPM infographic fact sheet, EPA approves use of Wolbachia-treated mosquitoes, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: November 3, 2017

Science Policy Fellows meet in DC, ESA signs AFRI letter on Farm Bill and AAAS letter on immigration, science concerns at the EPA, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: October 3, 2017

ESA meets with Congressional committee staff to discuss Farm Bill priorities, ESA's Plant-Insect Ecosystems Section hosts Science Policy Field Tour, ESA provides feedback to EPA on registration of Wolbachia as biopesticide, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: September 5, 2017

ESA offers support to new Congressional Agriculture Research Caucus, ESA President Susan Weller sends letter to Second Lady Karen Pence regarding pollinator health, August recess and implications for the federal budget, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: August 2, 2017

ESA signs letter opposing cuts to NIST forensic science funding, ESA joins with AFRI Coalition members for meetings on funding priorities, coalition of scientific societies requests meeting with EPA administrator, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: July 5, 2017

ESA submits comments on upcoming Farm Bill, ESA opposes termination of National Commission on Forensic Science, Sentate and House Agriculture Committees hold hearings on agricultural and university research, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: June 5, 2017

ESA Science Policy Fellows visit Washtington D.C., FY2018 budget proposals, analysis and response, Secretary Perdue appears before House Ag committee, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: May 2, 2017

ESA, Lewis-Burke, and AAAS host a webinar on science advocacy and the March for Science, ESA submits appropriations testimony to agriculture subcommittees, new writing committee launched to develop ESA position statement on biological diversity, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: April 4, 2017

ESA opens applications for next class of Science Policy Fellows, activities planned related to the March for Science, ESA visits Capitol Hill to advocate for the Endangered Species Act, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: March 2, 2017

ESA endorses the March for Science and promotes grassroots engagement, ESA shares tiered science-policy priorities, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee holds hearing on the Endangered Species Act, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: February 2, 2017

Senate confirmation hearings for several federal departments, ESA President Susan Weller's letter to the editor in The Wall Street Journal, the nomination of fomer Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture, $184 million in CDC funds awarded to continue fight against Zika, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: January 5, 2017

This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about ESA President Susan Weller's visit with Congress and federal agencies, a letter to President-Elect Trump that ESA co-signed emphasizing the value of scientific research and communication, and a new report on strategies for reducing Zika transmission issued by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.