Politico has a short article on science groups’ efforts to lobby for a small chunk of additional money in the war supplemental spending bill now working its way through Congress. This is a nice summary of efforts both by science groups and industry to get Congress and the President to do more than talk about […]
Here is another professional society calling for supplemental spending on science: “American Statistical Association Urges Funding for Science Research and Education in FY 2008 Supplemental Funding Legislation”
I found this article in Forbes today. It’s about two weeks old, but it may be useful information for anyone looking to connect their own scientific work to the context of American comptetiveness. “Leading Business, Higher Education, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Organizations Call for Supplemental Funding for Critical Research and Education Priorities“ Here is […]
The President’s science and technology advisor testified this week about the proposed FY08 funding. The testimony is available here: http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=23342
This week, the Senate passed their version of the FY07 continuing resolution. While this information is not yet in THOMAS (http://thomas.loc.gov/home/approp/app07.html), the vote occurred on Wednesday. Differences with the House bill need to be hashed out in conference, and the final bill approved for the President’s signature (should he choose to accept the bill).