R&D Budget Analysis

R&D Budget Analysis

208 Related Result(s)

  • Below you'll find full coverage of R&D proposals in the President's FY 2016 budget request to Congress, which was released on February 2, 2015. Click here to order a print version . This annual project, now in its 40th year, is a collective product of the Intersociety Working Group, a long-...
  • While many federal science and technology agencies and programs received funding increases from the 1,600-page omnibus spending bill, analysis by AAAS indicates that few will face budget bumps that exceed the inflation rate, meaning that their spending power for fiscal year 2015 will remain...
  • Last week we posted an overall summary of science and technology funding levels in the FY 2015 omnibus , including a total R&D estimate of $137.6 billion , before the bill had been approved by either chamber. Now that it's been signed by the President , after passing the House last Thursday and...
  • The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act (H.R. 83), released this week, is a massive 1,600-page bill that would fund most federal agencies through the end of the 2015 fiscal year next September. The deadline for passage to avoid a shutdown is actually today, December 11, but...
  • 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...