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Details are emerging from the Trump Administration's proposal to make historically large spending reductions for science and technology funding.
The double-digit percentage reductions President Donald Trump is proposing in his fiscal 2018 budget plan for science and technology programs would “devastate America’s science and technology enterprise” and weaken the nation’s economic growth, Rush Holt, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, said Tuesday.
The White House released its FY2018 budget proposal. It contains large cuts to scientific research and development and would hinder economic growth. The White House’s budget proposal is just that – a proposal. Congress is responsible for appropriating funds, and it is essential that members of Congress support scientific R&D.