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  • President's Budget Cuts Science
    by AIBS on February 18, 2020 at 3:20 pm

    The White House released the President's Budget Request for fiscal year (FY) 2021 on February 10, 2020. The budget proposes large cuts for science for the fourth consecutive year. The $4.8 trillion budget framework calls for cuts to most […]

  • President Proposes Cuts at NSF
    by AIBS on February 18, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    The President has proposed a 6.5 percent cut to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in fiscal year (FY) 2021. The science agency is slated to receive $7.7 billion, which is $537 million below the FY 2020 level enacted by […]

  • NIH Slated for 7 percent Budget Cut
    by AIBS on February 18, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    The President has proposed a $38.7 billion budget for the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year (FY) 2021. This translates to a $3 billion or 7 percent cut in the agency's funding compared to FY 2020. The NIH […]

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