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.

8 May 2018
Multi-society letter on the restoration of Earth Science at NASA
4 May 2018
President Trump Responds to AMS Letter on Climate Change
3 May 2018
Multi-organization Letter to EPA on Extending Comment Period for Proposed Rulemaking
13 April 2018
Joint Letter on Access to Geospatial Data
30 January 2018
AMS Letter to President Trump on Climate Change
15 January 2018
Joint letter on the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2017
7 December 2017
Multisociety Letter on Graduate Student Tax Provisions
21 November 2017
Letter to FCC from AMS, NWA, and AWCIA on the Mid-Band Spectrum Used for NOAAPort
15 November 2017
Multi-Society Letter on Proposed Tax Reform
17 October 2017
Multi-Society Letter on September Immigration Proclamation
27 June 2017
Joint Letter to FCC on Sharing of Satellite Spectrum
21 June 2017
Letter to DOE Secretary Perry on Climate Change
24 May 2017
Multi-organization letter on importance of federal research
18 May 2017
Joint Letter on Proposed Visa Changes
28 April 2017
Testimony Regarding FY 2018 Funding for NSF, NASA, and NOAA
21 April 2017
Collective Global Climate Statement
10 April 2017
Joint Letter to FCC Concerning Possible Sharing of Satellite Spectrum
6 April 2017
Multisociety Letter on FY 2017-2018 R&D Budget
3 April 2017
Letter to House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on Opening Remarks for the 29 March 2017 Hearing
28 March 2017
Multi-society letter on the HONEST Act
13 March 2017
Letter to EPA Administrator Pruitt on Climate Change
27 February 2017
Letter to House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on NOAA Science
31 January 2017
Multi-Society Letter Concerning Executive Order on Immigration and Visas

AMS was among 152 organizations representing a broad spectrum of professional scientific, engineering and education societies, national associations, and universities to sign a letter to President Trump expressing deep concern that his Executive Order on visas and immigration will have a negative impact on the ability of scientists and engineers to enter, or leave from and return to, the United States.

16 December 2016
Joint letter to Secretary of Commerce Pritzker concerning possible sharing of satellite spectrum
28 June 2016
Letter from 31 Scientific Organizations to Congress Reaffirming Consensus on Climate Change