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Budget & Appropriations

FYI tracks the president’s science-related budget requests submitted to Congress as well as the development and consideration of appropriations legislation in the House and Senate. Detailed information, including tables, is also available in AIP’s Federal Science Budget Tracker.

 

 
30 Apr 2013

The House Science Committee’s Research Subcommittee held an April 17 hearing to review the Administration’s FY 2014 Budget Request for the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 
25 Apr 2013

A day after the Obama Administration sent its FY 2014 budget to Congress, the Senate Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Subcommittee held a hearing on the Commerce Department request.

 
24 Apr 2013

Congressional action on the budget is focused on appropriations legislation for Fiscal Year 2014 that starts on October 1.

 
11 Mar 2013

One of the first steps in the annual federal budget process is the preparation of an overall framework to guide later congressional action on appropriations, revenues, and entitlements.  This budget resolution includes about 20 categories of federal spending called budget functions. 

This activity is undertaken by the House and Senate Budget Committees.  Later this week these committees will start the preparation of their separate resolutions.  The two resolutions will then be considered on the House and Senate floors.

 
8 Mar 2013

The Optical Society and the American Institute of Physics (AIP) were joined by 31 scientific associations and organizations in sending a letter to all Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives urging the continued prioritization of federal funding for science and technology.  “Even in times of austerity, investment in scientific research is vital to ensuring our country’s long-term prosperity and competitiveness.”  The letter calls “measures to reduce our federal deficit” to be made in a “thoughtful responsible way.”  The Optical Society is an AIP Mem

 
8 Mar 2013

“Sequestration cuts will have real and lasting consequences.” – DOE Office of Science Director William Brinkman

Office of Science Director William Brinkman testified before the House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee on March 5.  In addition to his oral opening statement, Brinkman provided the subcommittee with written testimony. 

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