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.