R&D Budget Analysis

R&D Budget Analysis

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  • Monday the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its mid-session review of the budget for 2013. OMB estimates the FY 2013 deficit will drop to $759 million, compared to the $973 million deficit predicted in April, dropping from 6.0 percent to 4.7 percent of GDP. The bulk of the deficit...
  • The House of Representatives Wednesday passed its FY 2014 Energy & Water bill , funding the Department of Energy (DOE) and other agencies, with limited modifications to the version passed by the Appropriations Committee, and in spite of President Obama’s veto threat . Amendments included a $15...
  • On July 11, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed its FY 2014 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education funding bill, which funds the National Institute of Health (NIH), the Department of Education, and other agencies with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), on a 16-14...
  • Last week, both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees passed their respective Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) appropriations bills, which include funding for NASA and NSF, and Department of Commerce agencies NOAA and NIST. The House version passed by voice vote, while...
  • The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the bill funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) by a 21-9 vote on July 18. In a year of major differences in appropriations outcomes, the Senate DHS bill is notable for its similarities to the House version, passed June 6. The Senate version...
  • Yesterday, the House approved the FY 2014 Defense appropriations bill ( H.R. 239 7) on a 315-109 vote . As previously reported, the $513 billion bill comes in roughly $15 billion above the $498 billion cap for discetionary defense spending set forth by the Budget Control Act; the cap also includes...
  • In a surprise move yesterday, the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill for FY 2014 was pulled from consideration on the House floor by House GOP leadership, due to a lack of votes for passage. The move is seen by some as a sign of wavering Republican support for...
  • On Wednesday, August 1, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved its version of the FY 2014 Defense appropriations bill on a 22-8 vote. For Department of Defense (DOD) R&D, the bill somewhat follows the contours of the version that passed the House July 24, in that it would make fairly...
  • Research Funding in the Current FY 2014 Interior & Environment Bills Last week, environment and natural resources R&D became a subject of conversation as both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees either introduced or marked up their respective FY14 Interior & Environment...
  • This week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest long-term budget outlook . According to CBO, a recovering economy and recent spending and tax policy changes will stabilize publicly-held federal debt for the next several years. Currently, the debt sits at an elevated 73 percent...