R&D Budget Analysis

R&D Budget Analysis

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  • 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...
  • Today the U.S. House passed a continuing resolution (CR) to continue funding government at FY 2013 levels through December 15. The CR, which passed by a party-line 230-189 vote , would defund the President's health reform efforts. The Senate is likely to pass its own version of the CR that prevents...
  • Late last week the Senate, as expected, passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund government through November 15, stripping House language to defund health care reform in the process. But over the weekend the House passed another CR to delay health reform; the CR now moves back to the Senate for...
  • Shutdown Enters Week 2: Roundup With the shutdown now more than a week old, little has apparently changed in the House GOP position. While there had been some signs of a loosening position, in weekend interviews Speaker Boehner (R-OH) continued to warn that the country would risk default – thereby...