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Bullet policy · Jun 21, 2021

President’s Budget Boosts USGS Funding by 25 Percent

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.
Bullet policy · Jun 21, 2021

NIH Slated for 21 Percent Budget Increase

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.
Bullet policy, statements · Jun 07, 2021

Stakeholders Urge Robust Investments in Climate-Focused Agricultural Programs

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.
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Bullet action-alerts, policy · May 27, 2021

Ask Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF

Please show your support for the National Science Foundation (NSF) by asking your Senators to sign a Dear Colleague Letter in support of funding the agency at $10 billion in 2022.
Bullet policy · May 24, 2021

Endless Frontier Act Advances in Senate After Major Amendments

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.