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A new paper looks at the effectiveness of RFAs and the cost of getting scientists to change direction.

Follow the progress of science-relevant spending bills, with links to legislation and other resources.

A decision to exempt veterans health programs from the spending cap should help alleviate the squeeze in FY 2021.

A look at recent scholarship to illuminate how public funding of research can influence new inventions.

The Trump Administration is shifting funding to quantum science, AI, and space exploration, while seemingly ignoring several other of their own priorities.

The final FY 2020 spending package is the latest pushback against tough White House research budgets.

Several major science and technology funders are set to see at least modestly increased funding, if Congress can reach final agreement.

The U.S. returns to the top in quality of innovation, while East Asia climbs the rankings, but countries face global economic uncertainties and lagging public investments in R&D.

The two-year deal sets up science agencies for moderate funding increases in FY 2020, followed by a tougher year in FY 2021, after which the spending caps expire.