Congressional Attack on National Science Foundation Funding: FIRST Act Moves To Next Phase
by Eden Burgess On March 13, 2014, the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology Act,…
SHA Member Sarah Miller visits Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)
On June 24 and 25, the Society for Historical Archaeology visited several members of Congress and their staffers to urge them to support reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund. President Joe Joseph, President-Elect Mark Warner, and member Sarah Miller made approximately 10 visits to the House and Senate. They also met with the Bureau of Land Management to discuss new planning guidance, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the National Park Service to discuss SHA’s development of an initiative to identify, preserve, and protect historic African-American burial grounds. These visits are critical to developing relationships and advancing SHA’s priorities in Washington.