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2010 budget on Obama's desk

Yesterday (13th December), the US Senate linkurl:OKed;http://appropriations.senate.gov/news.cfm?method=news.view&id=6ec79f1e-cf92-489d-8af2-ab90deac394b a proposal to up the National Institutes of Health's 2010 budget by $692 million, or 2.3 percent.Image: Kevin McCoy via WikimediaCommons The joint-committee appropriations conference report passed by a vote of 57-35. The report cleared the House on Thursday, and now the $446.8 billion 2010 linkurl:omnibus appropriations bill,;http://thomas.loc.

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Yesterday (13th December), the US Senate linkurl:OKed;http://appropriations.senate.gov/news.cfm?method=news.view&id=6ec79f1e-cf92-489d-8af2-ab90deac394b a proposal to up the National Institutes of Health's 2010 budget by $692 million, or 2.3 percent.
Image: Kevin McCoy via Wikimedia
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The joint-committee appropriations conference report passed by a vote of 57-35. The report cleared the House on Thursday, and now the $446.8 billion 2010 linkurl:omnibus appropriations bill,;http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:H.R.3288: which underlies the report and also boosts the budget of the National Science Foundation by $436 million, or 6.7 percent, awaits the signature of President Barack Obama.
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[10th December 2009]*linkurl:NIH 2010 budget tweaked;http:http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/55870/
[30th July 2009]*linkurl:Science scores in 2010 US budget;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/55681/
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