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Congress-approved spending bill proposes big boosts to research funding

By April Gocha / March 23, 2018

The U.S. Senate just approved a $1.3 trillion spending package that significantly increases funding for research—the plan increases R&D funding by 12.8% over 2017 figures, the largest increases to research spending in nearly a decade.

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Federal funding for basic research at US colleges and universities stagnant in FY 2012

By Jessica McMathis / September 21, 2014

Basic research at the nation’s colleges and universities received a decrease in federal funding by 0.3 percent between FY 2011 and FY 2012, according to data from the National Science Foundation.

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Funding for DOE’s science research, programs would remain flat under House spending plan

By Jessica McMathis / June 16, 2014

Last week, the House Appropriations Committee presented the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill that keeps funding for the Department of Energy’s programs and research flat.

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Permanent R&D tax credit passes the House

By Jessica McMathis / May 14, 2014

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to make permanent a tax break for companies who invest in research and development.

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Spending panel smiles on NSF, NASA, NIST with 2015 budget bill

By Jessica McMathis / May 6, 2014

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives are backing a 2015 budget bill that ups funding for the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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As US research funding remains mostly flat, China bets big with new budget

By Jessica McMathis / March 31, 2014

China’s counting on science to propel its economy forward and is betting big with a new budget that will help get it done.

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Study: Spending declines at federal R&D centers

By Jessica McMathis / February 13, 2014

A new survey from the National Science Foundation found that spending at the US’s 39 federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) declined in 2012.

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