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  • Recent reports have indicated that President Obama's FY 2015 budget request, due next week, will again propose spending levels above allowed limits established by Congress. The current FY 2015 discretionary cap stands at $1.014 trillion, only slightly above FY 2014 levels. The Administration will...
  • On February 15, Reps. Jim Cooper (D-TN) and Randy Hultgren (R-IL) announced the most recent winner of the Golden Goose Award to honor research that may have seemed obscure at the time, but which has had a positive impact onsociety. The award, announced at the AAAS Annual Meeting, will go to...
  • Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (D-WV) has reintroduced the Forensic Science and Standards Act . The bill has been updated in response to the government's launch of a National Commission on Forensic Science and other federal initiatives. It would require the development and implementation of science-...
  • In its latest long-term projections of spending, revenues and deficits released last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) increased its estimates of cumulative deficits by $1 trillion through 2023. According to CBO, deficits initially will continue to decline over the next two years before...
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science has joined 13 Senators in opposing Section 12307, the so-called Sound Science Act, within the Farm Bill (H.R. 2642). AAAS released its statement on 9 January. Section 12307 is intended to “ensure high standards for Federal agency use of...