Yesterday, the House passed an FY 2018 omnibus spending package ( H.R. 3354 ) by a partisan 211-198 vote . The omnibus contains all 12 annual funding bills approved by the House Appropriations Committee, including the four that were already passed as a ‘minibus’ in July. The omnibus package allows...
R&D Budget Analysis
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- This is the latest in AAAS' long-running series reviewing research and development proposals in the President's budget. An overview of the FY 2018 request, released in May 2017, is below. For agency breakdowns and tables, download the full report (1.4 MB) . Please also see our appropriations...
- It hasn't shaped up as a great year for science and technology funding, but the process is far from over.
- The Commerce Department also gets a mixed Senate bag, and a spending deal remains far off.
- Senate appropriators begin to step away from big cuts in fiscal 2018 spending and set down investments in the scientific and technology enterprise.
- In a busy week that saw House movement on seven science-relevant spending bills, several research agencies were dealt cuts, while the Senate also began its own process.
- In a busy week, House appropriators tackled space, agriculture, defense, energy, and the National Science Foundation, with some energy technology programs particularly hammered.
- House appropriators refuted the Administration’s request to cut VA medical research, though bigger spending issues loomed.
- Under the Trump Administration budget, NIH would see an historically large funding reduction, while the VA, CDC, and FDA research programs would founder.
- The Trump Administration's proposed budget cuts defense S&T and boosts DOD weapons systems development, while making large reductions to EPA and U.S. Geological Survey research.