Tag Archives: President’s Budget

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 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 »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

President Sends Budget Request to Congress; Appropriations Committees Announce Deadlines for Fiscal Year 2016 Requests; Bills Introduced to Increase Funding for Biomedical Research President Barack Obama released his fiscal year FY 2016 budget on February 2, providing more detail about the proposals he outlined in his State of the Union speech. The president proposed a… Read More »

Special Report: President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

On February 2, President Barack Obama released his fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget, providing more detail about the proposals he outlined in his State of the Union speech two weeks ago. The President’s request includes new investments in research, education, training, and infrastructure in order to accelerate and sustain economic growth and competitiveness. Overall funding… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

By Jennifer Zeitzer House Advances Spending Bills; Committee Launches New Initiative to Maintain U.S. Competitiveness in Biomedical Research; Agencies Begin Preparing FY 2016 Budgets Congress’s post-spring-break work period has already been productive with the House advancing the Military Construction/Veterans Affairs (VA) bill (HR 4486) by a vote of 416-1, the first of the twelve fiscal… Read More »

National Institutes of Health

President Obama requested $31.3 billion for NIH in FY 2014, an increase of $471 million (1.5 percent) above the FY 2012 funding level. Continued investment in biomedical research is noted as a priority of the Obama administration in the Budget summary materials. The summary also states that “tomorrow’s advances in health care depend on today’s… Read More »