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FASEB Factsheets Detail Federal Science Funding at the State and District Level

To help scientists and other members of the public explain the importance of federal research funding in their communities, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) released up-to-date information on the federal investment in research in states and districts in the United States.  The factsheets specify local funding from the National Institutes of… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

House and Senate Committees Approve 2017 Spending Bills; Increases Proposed for Agriculture and Veterans Research, Department of Energy Office of Science, and National Science Foundation Members of Congress returned to Washington following their spring break and immediately turned their attention to the fiscal year (FY) 2017 spending bills. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY)… Read More »

Bipartisan support at FASEB Capitol Hill Day

Advocates for biological and biomedical research received enthusiastic support from both Democrats and Republicans during the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Capitol Hill Day on March 3. The annual event drew 46 scientist participants from 25 states for meetings with 100 congressional offices. During their meetings, the researchers advocated for sustained and… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop: President Obama’s Budget Edition

On February 9, President Barack Obama released his fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget fleshing out the details of the proposals he outlined in his State of the Union address. Under the President’s proposal, overall funding for research and development (R&D) would rise to $152 billion, an increase of $6 billion (four percent) over enacted FY… Read More »

FASEB thanks Congress for investing in research

The fiscal year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill brings a significant boost in funding for biomedical research and recognizes the importance of science for the nation’s future, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology wrote in letters to congressional leaders thanking them for passing the legislation. In addition to being the most encouraging budget outcome for the… Read More »

Inside the Beltway Scoop: Omnibus Edition

Early Thursday, the United States House of Representatives appropriations committee released the fiscal year 2016 omnibus appropriations bill. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is thrilled to report that the spending bill includes increases for all of the federal science agencies. The legislation contains a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes… Read More »

Senators Seek Input on Policies to Expand Federal Support For Basic Research

As reported on July 30, Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Gary Peters (D-MI) are leading an initiative through the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee to gather feedback from the research community as they develop legislation to re-authorize the America COMPETES Act. Such legislation, which was last passed in 2010, would authorize funding levels for the… Read More »