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US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
Jim Daley | Mar 5, 2018
A science-oriented political action committee is supporting candidates across the country.
As Government Suspends Operations, Science Projects Go on Hold
Kerry Grens | Jan 22, 2018
Thousands of federal employees go on furlough during the shutdown, which could put a stop to research.
Final GOP Tax Bill Won’t Ding Graduate Students
Shawna Williams | Dec 14, 2017
A provision to tax tuition waivers was dropped during the reconciliation process.
House Passes 2018 Spending Bills
Jef Akst | Sep 15, 2017
The $1.23 trillion budget includes an increase in NIH funding, but the package is unlikely to make it unscathed through the Senate.
Senators Bemoan Science Funding Cuts
Kerry Grens | Jun 23, 2017
At appropriations subcommittee hearings, President Trump’s budget proposal gets dissed by Republicans and Democrats.
NIH Leaders Appeal to Congress for Funding
Aggie Mika | May 18, 2017
Directors of several institutes testified against proposed 2018 budget cuts.
Congress Agrees to Give NIH $2 Billion Extra
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2017
The proposed spending plan for 2017 includes money for Alzheimer’s and cancer research.
House Democrats Introduce “Scientific Integrity Act”
Kerry Grens | Mar 3, 2017
Representatives follow the lead of senators in drafting a bill that would encourage federal scientists to share data.
GOP Legislator Introduces Bill to Abolish EPA
Bob Grant | Feb 6, 2017
Freshman Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) says that abolishing the Environmental Protection Agency will provide more “effective and efficient protection.”
HHS Nominee Tom Price Grilled in Confirmation Hearing
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 19, 2017
Price was asked about alleged conflicts of interest, whether he supports Medicare negotiating drug prices, and how he intends to replace the Affordable Care Act.