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.

May 5, 2014
Support letter for PREPARE Act
March 14, 2014
Joint letter to Congress Supporting USGS National Streamgage Network
December 4, 2013
Letter to Congress seeking balanced approach to the budget signed by 470 national organizations
July 15, 2013
Joint letter on proposed consolidation of STEM education programs
May 29, 2013
Joint letter to Congress on participation of federal employees in scientific conferences
April 17, 2013
Joint letter to OMB on participation of federal employees in scientific conferences
April 3, 2013
Joint letter to OSTP by publishers on collaborating to implement coordinated approach to providing public access to research results
February 11, 2013
Letter to Congress seeking balanced approach to deficit reduction signed by 3,200 organizations
February 8, 2013
Request for national summit on climate change
November 28, 2012
Support for strengthening the Resiliency of our Nation on the Ground Act
November 20, 2012
Joint letter to OMB Director regarding the new and proposed federal employee travel restrictions
March 5, 2012
Leading organizations oppose the Federal Research Public Access Act
June 30, 2011
Letter of support for Office of Government Ethics proposed rule
June 14, 2011
Letter urging adequate funding to sustain environmental observation capabilities
May 26, 2011
Support for Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)
March 8, 2011
AMS submission to the U.K. House of Commons Committee on Science and Technology review of peer review
August 2, 2010
Comment on NASA Authorization Act of 2010
May 14, 2010
Letter to President of University of Virginia concerning Virginia AG investigation
October 21, 2009
Leading Scientific Organizations Reaffirm Consensus on Climate Change in a Letter to Senators
June 10, 2009
Statement and Recommendations on Visa Problems Harming America's Scientific, Economic, and Security Interests
February 10, 2009
Support for Dr. Jame Lubchenco as NOAA Administrator
January 21, 2009
Support for NOAA Recovery and Reinvestment Act
July 7, 2008
Support for the Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) Testbed
June 12, 2008
Comment on Title II of NASA Authorization Act of 2008
May 28, 2008
Comment on NASA Authorization Act of 2008