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Science policy weekly roundup: April 26, 2019 ?>

Science policy weekly roundup: April 26, 2019

Apply for the ASBMB Advocacy Training Program today Are you curious about getting involved in science advocacy? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Are you thinking of science policy as a possible career path? Apply to the ASBMB Advocacy Training Program today. The ASBMB ATP is a six-month externship that provides hands-on science policy and advocacy training and experience. You will spend the first two months learning about science policy and advocacy and about how federal laws and budgets are passed….

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Science policy weekly roundup: April 19, 2019 ?>

Science policy weekly roundup: April 19, 2019

House cancels vote on bill to raise federal spending caps Leadership from the U.S. House canceled a vote on a bill April 9 that would raise the federal spending caps for fiscal year 2020. The cancellation comes amid disagreement between moderate Democrats, who say the increase is too high, and progressive Democrats, who say it is too low. House leaders are now negotiating with their U.S. Senate counterparts for a bipartisan solution to increase federal spending caps. Read more here….

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Science policy weekly roundup: April 5, 2019 ?>

Science policy weekly roundup: April 5, 2019

U.S. House committee releases budget deal to raise federal spending caps The U.S. House budget committee introduced a bill to increase federal spending caps by $51 billion for fiscal year 2020. Funding for both nondefense and defense programs would be increased. However, the Senate budget committee’s proposal would keep FY20 funding levels below the spending caps, which would result in a 10% cut across all federal programs. Read more here. National Academy of Sciences to vote to eject sexual harassers from…

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