May 24, 2016 - ASM Letter on DOE FY 2017 Appropriations
The ASM sent a letter to all members of the House of Representatives regarding DOE Provisions in House Amendment to S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016.
e-Public Policy Update – May 2016
The May issue of the e-Public Policy Update has been published by the ASM Office of Public Affairs.
May 18, 2016 - ASM Supports $1.9 Billion Emergency Funding to Combat Zika
The ASM sent a letter to Congress supporting the full $1.9 emergency funding request to combat Zika.
ASM on Capitol Hill
ASM volunteer leaders have on been Capitol Hill advocating for funding for the microbial sciences and their messages have accelerated congressional action on funding to address the Zika threat.
May 11, 2016 – ASM Comments on Department of Labor Employee Exemptions Definitions Impact on Research
The ASM sent a letter to Howard A. Shelanski, Ph.D., Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget regarding the impact of the Department of Labor’s “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees” on research.
Minority Microbiology Mentor Newsletter - May 2016
The May issue of the Minority Microbiology Mentor has been published by the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities.
ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak
A key role of a scientific association is to make the voices of its many individual members heard as a unified whole. Speaking on behalf of its 47,000 members worldwide, ASM has acted quickly to make the case to policy makers that we must take immediate and aggressive action against the emerging threat of Zika virus infection.
April 11, 2016 - Soliciting Stakeholder Input for the BMBL Revision
The ASM sent a bulk e-mail to members soliciting input for the Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) Revision.
April 8, 2016 - ASM Letter on Zika and Emerging Infectious Disease Funding
The ASM sent a letter to Congress regarding emergency funding for the Zika outbreak. The ASM supports providing new funding to fight public health emergencies.
Clinical Microbiology Issues Update - April 2016
The Clinical Microbiology Issues Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs.