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TFAI Urges Congress to Increase Scientific and Engineering Research Funding in FY21

The Task Force on American Innovation, of which AAU is a member, encouraged Congress to increase funding for scientific and engineering in a press release yesterday. The Task Force noted the White House’s FY21 budget proposal recommends deep cuts to: NIST, NSF, NASA, Defense basic research, and Defense science and technology programs. These cuts, the group says, “greatly harm our country’s ability to remain a leader in innovation and will likely have negative impacts on America’s economy, national security and global competitiveness.”

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