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9 Apr 1993

The Department of Energy has requested a total of $19.6 billion for
fiscal year 1994.  This is a $0.6 billion, or 3.2 percent, increase
from the 1993 appropriation.

 
9 Apr 1993

The outlook is uncertain for the additional $207 million which the
Clinton Administration has requested for spending THIS YEAR - 1993
- by the National Science Foundation.  This money, part of the
$16.3 billion supplemental bill (H.R. 1335) to stimulate the
economy, is stalled in the Senate. 

 
8 Apr 1993

The fiscal year 1994 National Science Foundation budget request for
academic research facilities and instrumentation is $55.00 million,
which is an increase of $300,000 over the current funding level if
the supplemental funding legislation is passed.

The budget document states:

 
6 Apr 1993

The fiscal year 1994 National Science Foundation budget request for
major research equipment is $72.00 million, which is an increase of
50.00% or $24.00 million above current funding if the supplemental
funding legislation is passed.

The budget document states under "Explanation of Increases:"

 
6 Apr 1993

The fiscal year 1994 National Science Foundation budget request for
astronomical sciences is $113.94 million, which is an increase of
3.0% or $3.30 million above current funding if the supplemental
funding legislation is passed.

RESEARCH PROJECT SUPPORT would increase by $1.50 million to $40.78
million.  Previous budget breakdowns by elements are not given "in
order to simplify the budgetary presentation." 

NATIONAL CENTERS funding would increase by $1.80 million to $73.16
million. 

The budget document states:

 
6 Apr 1993

The fiscal year 1994 National Science Foundation budget request for
materials research is $170.95 million, which is an increase of 7.1%
or $11.40 million above current funding if the supplemental funding
legislation is passed.

MATERIALS RESEARCH PROJECT SUPPORT would increase by $4.70 million
to $92.41 million.   

MATERIALS RESEARCH CENTERS AND GROUPS funding would increase by
$3.50 million to $56.44 million.  This budget category was formerly
known as "Materials Research Laboratories and Groups;" this is only
a name change.

 
6 Apr 1993

The fiscal year 1994 National Science Foundation budget request for
physics is $142.60 million, which is an increase of 3.4% or $4.70
million above current funding if the supplemental funding
legislation is passed.

RESEARCH PROJECT SUPPORT would increase by $2.70 million to $106.85
million.  Previous budget breakdowns by elements (Elementary
Particle Physics, etc.) are not given "in order to simplify the
budgetary presentation." 

 
5 Apr 1993

The major budget document for the National Science Foundation
became available today, providing additional details about the
agency's request to Congress.  Funding levels for various
components of the NSF budget of interest to the physics, astronomy,
and science education communities are reported in FYI #38.  Further
information on these components will be given in seven future FYIs.

 
2 Apr 1993

Important hearings by the House and Senate VA, HUD, Independent
Agencies Appropriations Subcommittees have concluded with an
uncertain outlook for the administration's 8.2% requested increase
for the National Science Foundation's fiscal year 1994 budget.

 
31 Mar 1993

The administration has requested an 8.2% increase in the National
Science Foundation budget for fiscal year 1994.  This $240 million
increase brings NSF's total budget request for the year starting on
October 1, 1993 to $3.18 billion. 

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