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April Burke

The Scientist Date: January 6, 1997 THE SCIENTIST® The Newspaper for the Life Sciences Professional (609)-786-7207 For Fast Service I read THE SCIENTIST because it keeps me up to date on issues important to my business -- research funding trends, science policy, and oversight, advocacy, and more. I also learn more about research innovations from The Scientist and find that the publication influences my clients' opinions." April Burke, principal Lewis-Burke Associates Washington DC Was

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The Scientist

Date: January 6, 1997


THE SCIENTIST®

The Newspaper for the Life Sciences Professional
(609)-786-7207 For Fast Service
I read THE SCIENTIST because it keeps me up to date on issues important to my business -- research funding trends, science policy, and oversight, advocacy, and more. I also learn more about research innovations from The Scientist and find that the publication influences my clients' opinions."

April Burke, principal
Lewis-Burke Associates
Washington DC

Washington-based attorney and lobbyist April Burke says federal funding is the biggest challenge facing her scientific clients. The United States Congress not only is scrutinizing the level of federal funding for various agencies, she notes, but also is requiring more fiscal oversight.

"That in itself isn't a bad thing," explains Burke. "But, inevitably, more scrutiny leads to new restrictions that require more oversight. We need to do a better job of convincing Congress that scientific...

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