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  • Senate Considering Increased Funding for Science, Environment
    by AIBS on September 30, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the fiscal year (FY) 2020 appropriations bills for Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS); Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug […]

  • Graduate Students Are Not Employees, Proposed Rule Says
    by AIBS on September 30, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) — the federal agency that enforces U.S. labor laws — has proposed a new rule stating that graduate students are not “employees” with a right to unionize. If implemented, the proposed […]

  • OSTP: Collections and Bioeconomy Are Priorities
    by AIBS on September 30, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    In an August 30, 2019 memorandum from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), federal agencies have been directed to prioritize national security, industrial […]

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