18 December at 3:00 pm EDT:
Today, the U.S. Senate passed a compromise two-year budget plan that restores some of the drastic cuts to the federal budget imposed by the across-the-board spending reductions known as the sequester.
The government shutdown may be over, but its impacts on the Earth and space science programs the U.S. relies on to protect public health, provide stability to our economy, and support our national security are not. Read the Full Statement
How Can AGU Help?
Even though the government shutdown is now over, AGU recognizes that it caused a variety of negative impacts on scientists across the country. Where possible, we are taking steps to help address problems you may be facing relating to meetings, publications, and other AGU programs. Learn More
Share Your Story
Your voice as a scientist is important. Tell us about how the government shutdown affected your research and what you think that means for the country, the economy, or the state of science. To share your story, or one from a colleague, please email email@example.com.