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Since 1976, the AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program has served as a leading source of analysis on funding and policy issues affecting federal support for research and development (R&D). Each year we sift through the President's budget, monitor ongoing Congressional debates, and keep an eye on longer-term budget trends to provide timely and objective information and perspectives on the federal R&D enterprise to policymakers and the science and engineering community.

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