News Archives for March 2009

Citations for CFI/OPP awards to four members of Congress

March 26, 2009

Read why OPP honored four members of Congress Full Entry »

CFI/OPP Presents Awards to House Members

March 25, 2009

Five representatives receive awards for supporting CFI ideals in 110th Congress Full Entry »

Two science nominees and the solicitor-general confirmed by Senate

March 20, 2009

Two science nominees and one judicial nominee are now on the job. Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Jane Lubchenko to be Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, and John P. Holdren to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). They join Steven Chu, Secretary of …Full Entry »

Lunch with Representative Diana DeGette March 26!

March 19, 2009

Reserve now for next Thursday's lunch with Representative Diana DeGette at CFI/DC. Full Entry »

Please click that button!

March 19, 2009

Please hit "send message" on Action Alert message to comment on undoing "provider refusal" regulation. Full Entry »

How to comment on undoing the “provider refusal” regulation

March 12, 2009

Directions on how to send comments urging the overturning of the "provider refusal" regulation. Full Entry »

Obama Unleashes Stem Cell Research, Asserts Integrity of Science

March 10, 2009

President Obama signed an executive order restoring federal funding for embryonic stem cell research and a presidential memorandum on scientific integrity. Full Entry »

Administration Urged to Focus on Poverty, not Marriage

March 06, 2009

A paper written by researchers and advocacy organizations urges the Obama administration to drop funding for marriage and fatherhood promotion from programs such as Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) and replace it with proven anti-poverty strategies. Full Entry »