March 1, 2017


AIBS was among more than 2,000 organizations that called upon federal lawmakers to provide relief from budget sequestration for non-defense discretionary programs.

Since 2013, sequestration has dramatically cut funding available for federal programs that support research, environmental conservation, education, housing, foreign aid, and other non-defense programs.

Congress has twice acted to lessen the extent of sequestration. The current deal expires in fiscal year 2017.

Read the letter to Congress.

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