Senate appropriators begin to step away from big cuts in fiscal 2018 spending and set down investments in the scientific and technology enterprise.
R&D Budget Analysis
268 Related Result(s)
- 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.
- The president's budget proposes significant cuts to science-related programs across the federal government. These cuts, if enacted, will impact science programs and R&D at the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Energy and more, as well as at the Environmental Protection Agency,...
- The Trump Administration would curb federal support for NIST lab and industrial R&D programs, USDA research funding, and NOAA's climate and environmental programs.
- See also: USDA, NIST, and NOAA in the FY 2018 Budget Request As mentioned in yesterday’s quick summary , the Trump Administration’s full budget request is seeking historically large cutbacks in federal science and technology programs, particularly to basic and applied research (see table at right;...