Tag Archives: Research Funding

Congressional hearings demonstrate bipartisan support for research funding

But appropriators express concern about mandatory funding in Obama proposals Two recent House Appropriations Committee hearings on the fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget requests for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) demonstrated bipartisan support for the nation’s research agencies. The enthusiasm for providing increases to NIH and NSF was… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

House Leaders Continue Budget Negotiations; Appropriations Committees Focus on Spending Bills; Congressional Champions Circulate Letters Requesting Increased Funding for Research Although congressional leaders were hoping that the fiscal year (FY) 2017 appropriations process would proceed smoothly following passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) last fall, it appears that not everyone got the memo. For… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Negotiations Continue on Omnibus Appropriations Bill; House Republicans Unite in Support of Increased Funding for Research Negotiations on the forthcoming fiscal year omnibus appropriations bill continued even as Congress left Washington for a week-long Thanksgiving break. On Monday, a House Appropriations Committee spokesperson said progress is being made and that the spending legislation will be… Read More »