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News and updates centered around the physics community's public policy needs and priorities

Discover the latest policy news impacting the physics and STEM community, get thoughtful opinions and commentary from APS publications, and find op-eds written by scientists on issues that matter to you.

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Member op-eds, letters to the editor

Through writing op-eds and letters to the editor, APS members educate the public and compel lawmakers to take action for physics.

To remain the global leader in quantum and other STEM disciplines, robust and sustained funding through the federal science agencies is required.

I urge Oregon Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden to support the spending plan, ensuring our state helps keep the nation positioned as a technology leader.

I urge Sens. Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema to support the spending plan, ensuring a successful future for Arizona and preserving our nation’s status as a leader in science and technology.

I urge U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Reps. Jared Golden and Chellie Pingree, as in prior years, to support this crucial part of the spending plan.

The administration's Fiscal Year 2025 budget, released this Monday, requests essential funding for scientific and engineering research. I urge Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines, and Reps. Ryan Zinke and Matt Rosendale to support this crucial part of the spending plan

An APS member calls upon Montana senators to support funding for scientific research.

An APS member in Missoula, Montana, calls upon legislators to support funding for scientific research.


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