Policy Update

Administration Releases FY 2018 Budget

Daniel Schwen, CC BY-SA The Trump Administration’s budget proposal, which was released on May 23, includes sharp cuts for Federal science agencies. The document is the first step in the Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations process, and many bipartisan Senators and Representatives have taken issue with multiple aspects of the proposal. The National Science Foundation (NSF) would…
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Association News

Geography and the New Administration: Twitter Chat

The AAG will host the next installment of its Twitter Chat series on May 17, 2017, from 3 to 4 Eastern Time. “Geography and the New Administration” will focus on the first 100 days of the Trump administration and how new and proposed policies impact geography and geographers. To participate in the chat, follow @theAAG…
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GIScience, GIS and Public Policy at the AAG Annual Meeting

A core theme of the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting will be "GIScience, GIS, and Public Policy," which will explore the expanding role of GIScience and GIS in the public policy arena on crucial national issues. Participants are invited to develop ideas on this theme and to form sessions and submit papers. The potential for GIS…
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