Position Statements

March 2018

RFI Response: National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing
ID: PS-18-4
Issued By: ASME

February 2018

State Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Electric Utility Generating Units
ID: PS-18-3
Issued By: ASME

Coalition letter supporting NSF FY2018 Funding at 4% real growth above FY2016 levels
ID: PS-18-2
Issued By: Energy Sciences Coalition

Letter from 95 businesses, scientific and engineering societies, and universities urging Congressional leadership to raise the harmful sequestration level budget caps and make investments in science and engineering research a top priority when allocating additional funding by increasing the 302(b) allocations
ID: PS-18-1
Issued By: The Task Force of American Innovation

January 2018

ASME Resolution: Commitment to Peer Review
ID: PS-17-24
Issued By: ASME Board of Governors

December 2017

Statement Supporting the Completion of Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations for the U.S.
ID: PS-17-23
Issued By: Energy Sciences Coalition

October 2017

Recommendations for strengthening the defense scientific research enterprise in the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Agreement
ID: PS 17-22
Issued By: Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR)

Urging Congressional leadership to begin negotiations on a bipartisan budget agreement to raise discretionary spending budget caps for FY 2018
ID: PS 17-21
Issued By: Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF)

Coalition letter on H.R. 3427, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2017
ID: PS 17-20
Issued By: ASME Committee on Government Relations, Association of American Publishers (AAP) and STM

Publishers Support Balanced Public Access Regulations
ID:
PS 17-19
Issued By: ASME Committee on Government Relations

September 2017

Letter to House and Senate Armed Services to maintain the Senate funding levels for the National Defense Education Program and the Defense Wide Manufacturing Science and Technology programs
ID:
PS 17-18
Issued By: ASME and SME

ASME and SME CEO letter to Senate and House Armed Services asking for certain funding levels for the National Defense Education Program and the Defense Wide Manufacturing Science and Technology Program
ID: PS-17-18 FY18
Issued By: ASME Manufacturing Public Policy Task Force (MPPTF)

Coalition letter supporting robust and sustained growth in the DOD’s basic research and science and technology (S&T) program budgets in the FY 2019 budget request.
ID: PS-17-17 FY19
Issued By: Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR)

Letter to Senate and House leadership encouraging Congress to appropriate at least $7.8 billion for NSF (5% above FY 17 enacted levels) so it can continue to fund research grants, provide traineeships and fellowships, support critical infrastructure construction will be delayed, and invest in STEM education.
ID: PS 17-16 FY 18
Issued By: Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF)

July 2017

Letter to Senate appropriators calling for increased investment in several programs in the FY18 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill: the DOE Office of Science, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, and the Energy Innovation Hubs as well as funding the DOE science programs portfolio at the levels called for in S. 1460.
ID: PS-17-15 FY18
Issued By: The Task Force of American Innovation

Letter to Senate appropriators urging support for the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies appropriations bill, which funds the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with a special focus on the Manufacturing Extension Program and the Manufacturing USA Program.
ID: PS-17-14 FY 18
Issued By: The Task Force of American Innovation

Letter urging Members of the 115th Congress to pass a bipartisan budget agreement that increases the spending caps for both defense and non-defense discretionary programs.
ID: PS-17-13 FY 18
Issued By: The Coalition for National Science Funding, et. al.

Letter thanking Appropriations committee members for their efforts to support the Defense Science and Technology (S&T) program in the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill, 2018
ID: PS-17-12 FY18
Issued By: Coalition for National Science Funding

May 2017

Letter to President to Appoint OSTP Officials
ID: PS-17-11 – Letter to the President to Appoint OSTP Officals
Issued By: Coalition for National Science Funding

April 2017

Message supporting the President's FY 2018 budget blueprint for the Department of Energy
ID: PS-17-09
Issued By: Energy Sciences Coalition

Statement in Support of the Completion of Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations for the Department of Energy Office of Science
ID: PS-17-08 – A message from Energy Sciences Coalition
Issued By: Energy Sciences Coalition

Budget Statement from the Coalition for National Science Funding
ID: PS-17-07 – A message from Coalition for National Science Funding
Issued By: Coalition for National Science Funding

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Position Statement on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fiscal Year 2018 Budget in the “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” Budget Document
ID: PS-17-06 – A message from ASME
Issued By: ASME

March 2017

Coalition for National Security Research FY18 Letter to Secretary of Defense
ID: PS-17-04 – A message from CNSR
Issued By: CNSR

Taskforce on American Innovation Letter to OMB Director Mulvaney
ID: PS-17-03 – A message from the Task Force on American Innovation
Issued By: Task Force on American Innovation

February 2017

Message From America’s Engineering Associations: Visa & Immigration System
ID: PS17-02 – Immigration has played a vital role in advancing technological innovation; our visa system must be transparent, predictable and fair
Issued By: ASME General Position Paper, Endorsed by: AAES, ABET, AIAA, AIChE, ANS, ASABE, ASCE, ASEE, ASME, HFES, IEEE-USA, OSA, SAE, SPIE and TMS

Strengthening the US Manufacturing Sector
ID: PS17-01 – ASME recommends that the U.S. commits to investing in advanced manufacturing initiatives by prioritizing Federal funding to support key programs
Issued By: ASME General Position Paper Issued by the ASME Board of Governors