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AIBS Submits Testimony in Favor of Proposed NSF Budget to Congress

March 22, 2012

 

AIBS has written to Congressional appropriators in favor of the proposed fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget for the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The testimony supported the President's budget request of $7.373 billion for NSF in FY 2013, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. It also called attention to the valuable research and education programs provided by NSF's Biological Sciences Directorate. In particular, the testimony highlighted the proposed funding increases for Graduate Research Fellowships, digitization of natural history collections, and the construction of NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network).

AIBS submitted testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies on 22 March 2012. On 19 March, AIBS submitted testimony to Senate appropriators.

Click here to read the AIBS testimony to the House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies.

Click here to read the AIBS testimony to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies.

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