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Meet one of our D.C. interns: KathrynAnn Fields

We are pleased to introduce you to KathrynAnn Fields, one of six ASAS Science Policy interns. KathrynAnn will be interning in the Washington D.C. office of Congressman John Carter. Read more »


Proposed FY 2018 budget prompts response

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has issued a multi-organization letter regarding President Donald Trump’s FY 2018 budget request for research and development.

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Attend ASAS-ASN food security symposium

Join ASAS and the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) in July for a pre-conference symposium focused on “The Role of Animal Sourced Foods in Ensuring Food Security and National Security.” Read more »

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Meet one of our D.C. interns: Tyler Madison Roberts

ASAS has chosen six Science Policy interns for summer 2017. Last month, we introduced you to Rachael Buzanowski, who will be interning in the Washington D.C. office of Senator Steve Daines. In this post, please meet Tyler Madison Roberts, of Del Rio, Texas.

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Sonny Perdue, with his wife Mary, takes the oath of office administered by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.

Sonny Perdue confirmed as Secretary of Agriculture

By ASAS Public Policy Committee

Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas, on April 25, 2017. Perdue was confirmed as Secretary by the U.S. Senate following a vote of 87-to-11. Read more »