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AAU urges using the FY17/FY18 budget process to revitalize the federal government’s scientific research and higher education investment strategy.
AAU said today that Congress is making good progress on the FY17 appropriations process but the picture is by no means all positive,
A statement by Association of American Universities President Hunter Rawlings on the FY17 budget proposed today by House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA).  
A statement by Hunter Rawlings, President of AAU, on the Bipartisan Budget Act.
AAU today thanked Senator Durbin for introducing the American Innovation Act, legislation that would help close the nation’s innovation deficit by bolstering funding for several federal research agencies.
AAU, APLU and ACE cite need for long-term economic growth, call for tax and entitlement reform to address broader budget issues.
A letter from AAU, APLU and ACE to the House and Senate Budget Committees urging them to stop sequestration-level spending caps from taking effect in FY2016, and to give high priority to higher education programs and scientific research as they develop an FY2016 Budget Resolution.
AAU issues statement on the Bipartisan Budget Act, expressing hope that Congress will approve the measure and enact appropriations bills that restore vital funding for research and higher education.
NDD letter urging the replacement of sequestration with a bipartisan, balanced approach to deficit reduction.