Tag Archives: sequestration

FASEB Released its NIH Funding State Factsheets for FY 2013

By Allison Lea The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has released factsheets for fiscal year (FY) 2013 highlighting how funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) benefits each of the 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico. NIH is the nation’s leading source for biomedical and basic research funding, investing $29.2 billion… Read More »

Inside (The Beltway) Scoop

By Jennifer Zeitzer Government Re-Opens; Fiscal Fights Shift to Budget Conference Committee; FASEB Continues Advocacy Efforts More than two weeks after it began, the first government shutdown in 17 years ended when Congress finally reached an agreement to provide temporary funding for federal agencies. As has happened repeatedly in the fiscal crises of the past… Read More »

FASEB E-Action Alert Encourages Research Community to Ask Congress to Sustain the Prior Investment in Research

During the federal government shutdown earlier this month, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) issued an e-Action alert asking the members of its constituent societies to call their senators and representatives and share the message that Congress must restore funding for science agencies to pre-sequestration levels and sustain the prior investment in research in the fiscal… Read More »

New FASEB Factsheet Demonstrates the Devastating Effects of Sequestration on Biomedical and Biological Research

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) released a new factsheet this week highlighting the detrimental impact of sequestration on current funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as the potential impact the fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget proposed by the House of Representatives will have on the federal agency.… Read More »

FASEB Societies Use the Summer Recess in Washington to Bring Home the Impact of the Sequester

By Allison Lea Capitol Hill may have been quiet during its August recess, but several of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) member societies were busy engaging elected officials and the community in discussions of sequestration and its effect on research funding and public health programs. Some societies also urged their members… Read More »

FASEB Leadership Reaches Out To Members of Congress in Their Home States

By Jennifer Zeitzer Over the last several weeks, Board members from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) have reached out to members of Congress during their summer break by participating in meetings at local offices and attending events hosted by their elected officials. FASEB representatives shared the Federation’s sequestration and the National… Read More »