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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 »

FASEB’s Capitol Hill Day Breaks Attendance Record

Despite steady rain and gray skies, 50 scientists from 27 states participated in the largest Capitol Hill Day to date for the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) on April 14. Representatives of 21 FASEB member societies and nearly all of the basic biomedical science chairs associations met with more than 100 congressional… Read More »

FASEB Releases Factsheets of Federal Science Funding by District

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announced the release of new factsheets summarizing current federal science funding in more than 350 congressional districts, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In addition, FASEB has also released new summary factsheets reflecting the total federal investments in states with… Read More »

FASEB Recommends Five Percent Increase for Federal Research Agencies in Fiscal Year 2016

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) released this week its annual funding report recommending increases of at least five percent annually over the next five years for several of the nation’s research agencies. “Investments in research have enhanced quality of life, developed novel treatments for devastating diseases, driven innovation, and created billion… Read More »

FASEB Encourages Science Community to Contact Congress in Support of Increased Research Funding

By Meghan McCabe The appropriations committees have begun the process of determining fiscal year (FY) 2016 funding levels for federal agencies, and the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) issued an e-action alert, urging advocates to contact their representatives in support of the organization’s FY 2016 funding recommendations. Individual member requests are a… Read More »