Category Archives: FY14 Appropriations

FY14 Appropriations Bill Proposes Funding for NIH, NIDCR and other agencies

Late last night the House and Senate Appropriations Committee released the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, which provides proposed funding levels and report language for the remainder of fiscal year 2014.  Congress still needs to approve and vote on this … Continue reading

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The Next Phase: Funding For Federal Agencies

This week, the Senate approved the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 by a 64-36 vote and President Obama is expected to sign this legislation into law. The next step in this process is the House and Senate Appropriators must begin … Continue reading

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Federal Budget Deal Approved by the House of Representatives

Last night, the House of Representatives approved the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 by a 332-94 vote, demonstrating strong bipartisan support for the bill. This compromise was brokered by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Chairwoman Patty Murray D-Wash. … Continue reading

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Federal Funding Update

Fiscal Year 2014 Funding Update On Oct. 17 President Obama signed the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 (H.R. 2775) into law which provides fiscal year 2014 funding at the fiscal year 2013 post-sequestration levels through Jan. 15, 2014. For the National … Continue reading

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HHS Announces FY14 Contingency Staffing Plan

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced its Fiscal Year 2014 contingency staffing plan for operations in the absence of enacted annual appropriations. Please click here to read it.

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NIH sends informal notice to grantees about potential lapse in appropriated funds

Yesterday the NIH Office of Extramural Research sent the following notice to grantees:  September 26, 2013 Dear Grantee: As you are aware, the Government Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 ends on September 30, 2013 and an Appropriation Act for FY2014 has … Continue reading

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Senate Subcommittee Pushes $31B for NIH in FY14

Yesterday, the Senate Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations approved a FY14 spending bill that includes $30.955 billion for the National Institutes of Health. The figure would put the NIH budget 1% above its pre-sequester (FY12) level. The allocation includes $40 million that President Obama … Continue reading

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Five Minutes for the AADR Advocate in Your State Initiative

Three out of four AADR members (2012 Membership Survey) believe that advocacy is necessary for research. Join AADR’s advocacy efforts at the grassroots level by participating in Advocate in Your State, taking place throughout August. Some activities can be completed … Continue reading

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Student Researchers Call for Federal Science Funding

On June 1st, the organization with over 10,000 graduate students known as Stand With Science (SWS) published an op-ed in The Journal of Science Policy & Governance, highlighting the need student engagement and advocacy for the protection of science funding. … Continue reading

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Huffington Post Discusses NIH Funding Cuts

View this Huffington Post video explaining the impact of cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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