BUDGET & FINANCE OUTLOOK

  • Congress Eyeing Two-Year Budget Deal
  • House Passes GOP Tax Bill, Senate Action Next
  • Congress Passes Budget-Busting Defense Policy Bill
  • OTHER NEWS

  • Drop in Number of International Students Coming to U.S.
  • Bill Gates Donates $50 Million to Alzheimer’s Research.
  • CONGRESSIONAL NEWS

  • House Science Committee Passes STEM Ed and DOE Bipartisan Bills
  • House Passes Bill to Implement Evidence-Based Policymaking
  • Senate Democrats Urge President to Nominate Science Advisor
  • Senate Committee Examines Gene-Editing Regulations
  • PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

  • New Scientific Director at NIMHD
  • IN THE STATES

  • 44 States Ask Congress to Repeal Law That Weakens DEA
  • IN THE COURTS

  • Court of Appeals Reinstates Portion of Administration’s Travel Ban
  • Appellate Court Upholds Decision on Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act Case

  • AAAS articulates positions on critical science-related issues in public statements from the Board of Directors and Council, in letters to Congress and other public bodies, and in newspaper commentaries and broadcast interviews. AAAS holds workshops and events for scientists, policymakers, and the general public to engage and communicate.

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    R&D Budget Analysis

    The FY2018 budget proposal contains large cuts to scientific research and development and would hinder economic growth. AAAS provides a breakdown of the budget, analyses, and recommendations on behalf of science.