Thank President Obama for supporting investments in research and science education in his budget plan for fiscal year (FY) 2013.

If the President’s budget is enacted into law, nearly all science agencies would see increased funding in FY 2013. Notably, the National Science Foundation would receive a 4.8 percent increase. Other science programs that would see new funding include the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, Department of Agriculture, and various Department of the Interior bureaus. Although the overall budgets for the Environmental Protection Agency and National Aeronautics and Space Administration would be cut, the agencies’ research programs would grow slightly.

Please take a few minutes now to write to the President to thank him for investing in science. Take action at


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