R&D Budget Analysis

R&D Budget Analysis

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  • Congress will soon return from the August recess and resume consideration of FY 2015 appropriations. As usual at this time of year, there's still quite a bit of work to do to complete the process, especially in the Senate, and limited time before the elections to do it. Senate Appropriations Chair...
  • Update: the bill was formally introduced on July 31. To recap the story so far: the America COMPETES Act, first passed in 2007 and reauthorized in 2010, established multiyear authorizations — in other words, funding targets, though not actual funding — for the National Science Foundation (NSF), the...
  • The Senate Appropriations Committee's FY 2015 Defense spending bill , passed out of committee last Thursday on a voice vote, offers some limited similarities with the House's version of the same bill . Both bills would boost Department of Defense (DOD) science and technology spending above the...
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took center stage yesterday as the House Appropriations Committee approved its FY 2015 Interior and Environment appropriations bill . The bill, which passed by a partisan 29-19 vote, would cut EPA funding by 8.8 percent from FY 2014 levels, and EPA R&D...
  • It's useful to think of the federal budget cycle in four phases. The first phase is agency planning; the second phase covers budget review by the Office of Management and Budget. These two phases together amount to the President's budget formulation . A third phase is the Congressional...
  • Below you will find a list of assorted reports, analyses, and reference items from the R&D Budget and Policy Program. If you're looking for older reports or other items you don't see here, and can't find them in the navigation links above, contact us . 2014 COMPETES Funding Update: The Senate...
  • Late Thursday, July 10, the House of Representatives passed its FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations bill ( H.R. 4923 ), which provides funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) and other agencies. The bill passed by a 253-170 vote ; the bill text and associated report can be found here ...
  • Before the July 4th recess, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed its FY 2015 Homeland Security appropriations bill ( S. 2534 ). According to current AAAS estimates, the bill would match the President's request for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) R&D at $876 million, while roughly $...
  • During the House of Representatives' floor proceedings on the FY 2015 Defense appropriations bill ( H.R. 4870 , approved June 20 on a 340-73 vote ), several amendments were introduced and successfully passed to boost or redirect medical research funded through the Defense Health Program . In sum, $...