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Federal R&D funding accounted for 1.9% of U.S. GDP in 1964 but just 0.6% in 2018.

The House finished most of its FY 2021 appropriations work, but there’s still a long way to go for annual and emergency spending. Here’s a roundup.

A huge package of emergency spending alongside limited changes for energy science and technology in FY 2021 appropriations.

House committee provides modest increases for agricultural research activities.

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.