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AAU joined ACE and other higher education associations in sending a letter urging Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to support provisions in the FY23 NDAA that would increase STEM and research capacity at HBCUs, TCUs, HSIs, and MSIs.
Status of FY23 appropriations including the President’s FY23 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Defense including 6.1 Basic Research, 6.2 Applied Research, 6.3 Advanced Technology Development, and DARPA.
The Coalition for National Security Research, which includes AAU and other organizations, sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin urging an increase in FY24 over the FY23 funding levels for defense science and technology (S&T) programs, including the defense basic research programs.
As lawmakers consider measures related to securing federally funded research data and intellectual property, it is important to understand the current state of play for research security in the country to avoid new requirements that are duplicative, unnecessary, or counterproductive
TFAI urged appropriators to fully fund NIST, DOE Office of Science, and NSF at the funding levels authorized in the CHIPS and Science Act.

36 members of Congress signed a “Dear Colleague” letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense advocating “robust funding levels” for Department of Defense basic research programs.

An overview of the President's full proposed budget for FY23, including summaries and analyses for individual agencies.
This table represents the current status of FY22 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Departments of Education, Energy, and Defense as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, AFRI, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).