APS calls on Congress to support NIH, NSF research

On February 21, 2018, APS President Dennis Brown sent letters to Congressional appropriators urging them to devote additional resources to federal research agencies. Citing the need to address emerging health challenges and foster the next generation of researchers, Brown called on Congress to provide NIH and NSF with predictable and sustainable budget growth in FY 2018 and beyond.

Brown sent letters to the Chairs and Ranking Members on the House and Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies asking for an additional $2 billion in NIH funding. Similarly, his letters to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies urged an $8 billion spending level for NSF.

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Letter to Appropriations Leadership on NSF FY 2018 Funding

Letter from APS President Dennis Brown to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate appropriations subcommittee that handles NSF funding. A similar letter was also sent to the corresponding House subcommittee leadership.

Letter to Appropriations Leadership on NIH FY 2018 Funding

Letter from APS President Dennis Brown to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate appropriations subcommittee that handles NIH funding. A similar letter was also sent to the corresponding House subcommittee leadership.

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