Looking Forward to the New Year: Our 2021 Goals

Despite the circumstances, we had a pretty fantastic year in 2020. We grew from one full-time staff member to seven full-time staff members and two part-time assistants. With this growth, we also increased our ability to connect science and policy across the state of Missouri and nationwide. Some highlights from 2020 include:  the launch of … Continue reading Looking Forward to the New Year: Our 2021 Goals

Legislative Science Outlook: A look at Missouri’s pre-filed bills

Ahead of the 2021 legislative session, Missouri lawmakers began pre-filing legislation on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. To date, 600 bills and resolutions have been pre-filed in the house and senate combined. We expect to see more than 1000 bills pre-filed before the legislative session begins in January 2021. For a comprehensive list of all pre-filed … Continue reading Legislative Science Outlook: A look at Missouri’s pre-filed bills

Science Policy for Racial Justice

Last week, our team virtually attended the 2020 National Science Policy Symposium, hosted by the National Science Policy Network. Each year, it is inspirational to be surrounded by early career researchers across the country who are passionate about using science to make better public policies. This year’s theme was “Science Policy for Racial Justice”. The … Continue reading Science Policy for Racial Justice