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APS advocates for predicable, sustainable growth for the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the biomedical research budgets of Veterans Affairs and NASA.

Federal Agency Funding Recommendations

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Federal Funding Recommendations. Biomedical and Related Life Sciences Research FY 2020

APS endorses the Fiscal Year 2020 funding recommendations made by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). 



Funding Updates

  • Urge Congress to Raise the Caps
    Unless Congress passes legislation before October 1, 2019 to raise the budget caps that were put in place by the Budget Control Act of 2011, non-defense discretionary funding will be cut by $55 billion relative to FY 2019.
  • What to Expect in the 116th Congress
    The mid-term elections held on November 6, 2018 brought change to Washington, D.C. Democrats take the majority in the House of Representatives, while Republicans maintain a slim majority in the Senate.

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