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APS serves the needs of its membership and the general public by providing information on how to take action and contact lawmakers on issues that affect both the physics community and the nation as a whole.
International students pursuing advanced STEM degrees in the US can be denied student visas if they intend to work in the US after they graduate.
The price of helium is increasing at an unsustainable rate. Congress should address this by creating an extensive helium recycling program.
Funding for science is essential for maintaining an edge in national security, energy security, scientific leadership and economic prosperity.
Congress should take action to preserve current methane emissions regulations and require a rigorous assessment of emissions from the oil and gas industry.
APS Statements are public policy statements that undergo a meticulous process of draft and review, including receiving comments from APS members, before being voted on by APS Council at one of its semiannual meetings.
APS Responds to Proposed Drastic Cuts to Federal Science Agencies in FY21 Budget
The President’s budget for fiscal year 2021 proposes harmful cuts to federal science agencies – including the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Science Foundation.
These fellowships provide a public service by making available individuals with scientific knowledge and skills to Members of Congress. The application deadline is on December 15.