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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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Science policy news weekly roundup: February 23, 2015 ?>

Science policy news weekly roundup: February 23, 2015

After a week long hiatus – the weekly roundup is back! If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to cpickett@asbmb.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. “Line of Attack” from Science Magazine “Biomedical research: Creating jobs, saving lives” by Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown for the Madison Press “Georgetown consensus group issues recommendations for NIH on diversity in sex research” from the Georgetown University Medical Center “NIH workshops starts fleshing out details of Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative” by Meghana Keshavan…

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