The Washington Update March 17, 2017

March 17, 2017


FASEB urges Congress to reject the Trump administration budget blueprint

FASEB opposes the proposed $5.8 billion reduction in federal funding for NIH in the Trump administration's budget blueprint. Read more

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress Resumes Negotiations on 2017 Budget; President’s Preliminary Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposes Significant Cuts for Research Agencies. Read more

Capitol Hill Day sets new attendance record

Capitol Hill Day set a new record for attendance in 2017 with 55 researchers from 28 states meeting with 113 congressional offices. 
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Capitol Hill breifing showcases rare disese research

In cooperation with Congressmen Scott Peters and Leonard Lance, FASEB presented a briefing on the importance of NIH-funded rare disease research. Read more

FASEB partners with March for Science

The FASEB Board of Directors voted to support the March for Science, an April 22 event with nearly 400 marches worldwide. Read more

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