FABBS: US federal budget update

FABBS Member Societies and Friends:

The Hill reported today that the President will propose a budget that increases defense spending by $54 billion and cut non-defense spending by the same amount. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities conducted an analysis of what this means for the non-defense part of the federal budget, which includes all non-defense science funding. For details, go to: http://www.cbpp.org/blog/trump-plans-big-cut-in-domestic-programs

We’ll keep you posted as we learn more. And, of course, we’ll be working on Capitol Hill to do what we can to change the outlook. 



Paula Skedsvold, JD PhD

Executive Director

Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences

1001 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 1100

Washington, DC 20036


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