Welcome to the Legislative Action Center

Click on the alert title below to prepare letters and e-mails to your legislators. You will input your name and address, preview and personalize the message, and the rest will be done for you. Alternately, click on  "Compose your own message" to write a separate letter to policymakers.

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Action Center Issues - Contact Your Legislators

Defend the STEM AP Grant in California
Support CA AB 1940, the AP STEM grant program. This bill would establish a pilot grant program covering the costs associated with a high school establishing or expanding its AP STEM curriculum
Support Energy Efficiency
Support the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
Support HR 4438 - American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014
Protect Science Funding
An alert to urge Congress to work towards a bipartisan agreement and to forge a long-term solution to the current fiscal crisis.
Support Colorado Science Bills
Urge Governor Hickenlooper to sign two important pieces of legislation regarding research and tax credits.

Learn More About Our Action Alerts

ACS Director of Public Policy Glenn Ruskin has started doing a monthly video series discussing the most pressing public policy issues impacting chemistry. Watch the most recent installment here.

Click here for background about our latest action alert, in support of S 2074.

District Meetings

August is a great time to reach out to your federal legislators while they're back in the district on recess.

Click here to learn how to set up a district meeting. Interested but have questions? Click here to email us. 

Find Your Legislators

Quick Links to Official Government Web sites
www.whitehouse.gov www.senate.gov www.house.gov