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FYI This Week

Rain estimates  for Tropical Storm Imelda, which struck the Texas coast last week. The dark pink represents an estimated 24 inches of rain had fallen as of Sept. 20.
- Senate Releasing Science Spending Bills
- Science Committee Discussing Weather–Climate Links
- OSTP Announces Research Security Road Show
- Plus: Upcoming Events / Opportunities / Around the Web

FYI Trackers

A set of online resources with up-to-date information on federal science budgets, bills, and policymakers.


Up-to-date details on federal budgets and appropriations relevant to the physical sciences


Up-to-date information on recent authorization bills in Congress relevant to the physical sciences


Index of high-level federal officials who have responsibility for appropriating funds, setting policy, or managing programs relevant to the physical sciences.

FYI Opportunities

A digest of the latest opportunities in science policy from around the web, such as open positions on advisory committees, calls for information, fellowships, jobs, and internships.