Under President Biden’s budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) would be funded at $1.6 billion, a 25 percent increase relative to the FY 2021 level enacted by Congress.
The President has proposed a $52 billion budget for the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year (FY) 2022, an increase of 21 percent compared to FY 2021.
The President has proposed increasing the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) budget by 20 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2022 and creating a new commercialization focused directorate at the science agency.
More than 450 scientific, agricultural, and rural development organizations and businesses have called on Congressional leadership to invest at least $200 billion over ten years to strengthen conservation, research, renewable energy, forestry, and regional food system and supply chain resilience programs.
AIBS has joined a group of 110 publishers, scientific societies, associations, and research-related organizations in expressing a commitment to advancing scientific communication through high-quality publications and responsible and sustainable public access.
On May 28, 2021, President Joe Biden released his much awaited budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022, proposing large budget increases for several federal science agencies.
AIBS has joined a group of scientific societies in providing recommendations to lawmakers on legislation pertaining to the National Science Foundation.
The Endless Frontier Act or EFA (S. 1260), which proposes establishing a new commercialization-focused directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), has been approved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and is currently being debated on the Senate floor.
AIBS has joined a group of 24 scientific societies and organizations in requesting increased coordination and support for microbiome research across Federal science agencies.
AIBS has endorsed bipartisan legislation to expand the National Science Foundation's mission and budget.