Invitation to tonight’s Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibition and Reception

We write to invite you to tonight’s annual Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibition and Reception.  The National Science Foundation supports research that advances our knowledge of all disciplines of science and engineering, helps
to ensure our national security, and improves our quality of life.  The exhibition titled “Investments in Scientific and Educational Research: Fueling American Innovation” is organized by an alliance of over 140 professional organizations and universities
whose researchers are supported by the research and education programs of the National Science Foundation. 

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Cosponsor the Save America’s Science Act (H.R. 1232) (v. 6)

I want to share with you
an article from this morning’s Washington Post, which details how “the Trump administration has removed or tucked away a wide variety of information that until recently was provided to the public, limiting access, for instance, to disclosures about
workplace violations, energy efficiency, and animal welfare abuses.”

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COSPONSOR H.R. 664, the STOP OD Act of 2017 (v. 21)

We invite you to join us in cosponsoring the Stem the Tide of Overdose Prevalence from Opiate Drugs Act of 2017, or the STOP OD Act, H.R. 664, which would help state and local governments raise awareness that Fentanyl-laced drugs are rising in popularity,
and equip our first responders with the training and tools they need to fight this epidemic.

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COB TODAY!: Prevent the Unnecessary Death of Millions of Migratory Birds

The Federal Bird Safe Buildings Act is a cost-neutral, bipartisan bill that requires each public building constructed, acquired, or significantly altered by the General Services Administration (GSA) to incorporate, to the maximum
extent possible, bird-safe building materials and design features. Many buildings constructed by GSA are already, in fact, bird-friendly.  The legislation would require GSA to take similar actions on existing buildings, where practicable.
This bill is unchanged from last Congress.

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R&D Caucus Lunch Briefing – May 26

On behalf of the Congressional Research and Development Caucus, we would like to draw your attention to an upcoming briefing sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Research & Development (R&D) Budget and Policy Program.

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