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The Task Force on American Innovation (TFAI) sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging the passage of a bipartisan, bicameral budget agreement that will raise the FY20 and FY21 defense and non-defense discretionary spending caps.
This table represents the current status of FY20 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).
Status of FY20 appropriations including the President’s FY20 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.
A group of 13 coalitions, nine of which AAU is a member, today sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to work toward a bipartisan agreement to raise the Budget Control Act’s budget caps for FY20 and 21. The letter asserts that “a bipartisan agreement is needed to permit robust federal investments in America’s scientific enterprise and ensure that the United States remains the global innovation leader.”
The Coalition for National Science Research (CNSR), of which AAU is a proud member, sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense, providing CNSR's recommendations for funding levels for the Defense S&T program, and select Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) program elements (PEs) in the FY2020 Defense Appropriations bill. 
AAU issued a statement to thank House Appropriators for their efforts to increase funding for higher education and scientific research in the Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations Bill.
Status of FY20 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Education including Title IV and Title VI funding.

The Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR), of which AAU is a member, wrote to the Senate and House Committees on Armed Services, providing FY20 recommendations for the Department of Defense (DOD) to continue to support transformational science and technology (S&T) research. 

A letter was sent to the Senate Chairman Jerry Moran and Ranking Member Jeanne Shaheen requesting the maximum possible increase in funding for FY20 from FY19 levels for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).