AMS Position Letters

From time to time, AMS signs letters of support with other organizations in an effort to reach policy and thought leaders on critically important topics across the greater scientific community.

20 July 2021
Joint statement from AMS, AGU, and NWA for the Congressional hearing on "Spectrum Needs for Observations in Earth and Space Sciences"
27 May 2021
Multi-society letter supporting increased funding for the National Science Foundation
24 May 2021
Letter from AMS, AGU, and NWA to the Secretary of Commerce on spectrum issues
20 May 2021
Letter from AMS, AGU, and NWA to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on spectrum issues
29 April 2021
Multi-society letter for the new Congress and new Administration on policy principles for the physical sciences
22 April 2021
Multi-organization letter to President Biden expressing concerns about the Ligado Order
22 April 2021
Multi-organization letter to Congress expressing concerns about the Ligado Order
8 April 2021
Letter to President Biden from the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health
23 March 2021
Multi-organization letter of support for the Scientific Integrity Act
19 January 2021
Multi-organization letter to FCC expressing support for action to preserve portions of the spectrum
8 December 2020
Multi-organization letter to Congress expressing concerns with disruptions caused by continuing resolutions
20 November 2020
Multi-organization letter to Armed Services committees on spectrum issues
11 November 2020
Multi-organization letter on the "Saving the Civil Service Act"
27 October 2020
Multi-organization letter to Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on spectrum issues
7 October 2020
Multi-society letter to OMB expressing concerns on restrictions on DEI training in federal programs
1 October 2020
Multi-society letter to NSF on role of societies in addressing COVID-19 challenges to research
13 August 2020
Multi-organization letter expressing concerns with anti-science rhetoric
12 August 2020
Multi-organization letter expressing continued concerns on possible FCC action on spectrum
5 August 2020
Letter to FCC on protecting passive microwave sensing portion of spectrum
8 July 2020
Multi-Society Letter Opposing SEVP Modification for Student Visas
15 June 2020
Multi-organization letters to House and Senate on spectrum usage
3 June 2020
Multi-organization letter to FCC supporting NTIA Petition for Stay on spectrum allocation
18 May 2020
Multi-society letter providing comments on the EPA proposed rule: "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science"
18 May 2020
Multi-organization letter providing comments on the EPA proposed rule: "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science"
6 May 2020
Multi-organization statement expressing concerns on spectrum usage