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This edition of the AAU Weekly Wrap-up covers the latest developments in a potential omnibus deal, the status of tax extenders, and Senator Flake's "Wastebook."
Behind-the-Scenes Work Continues on FY16 Omnibus Funding Bill; Lankford “Federal Spending Fumbles” Includes Research Grants
In the Weekly Wrap-up:145 House Members urge big boost in NIH funding, associations comment on OPT extension, groups urge restoration of Perkins Loans, universities report continued decline in federal R&D funding, and more.
This edition of the Weekly Wrap-up discusses Senate passage of the FY16 Milcon-VA appropriations bill, and an AAU statement on the Lingua-Elsevier dispute and the future of scholarly publishing.
This edition of the Weekly Wrap-up covers a broad coalition urging appropriators to increase research funding, and AAU and COGR comment on an interim DFARS rule.
Congress Approves Two-Year Budget Package; AAU Issues Statement on Budget Package; Fifty-four Senators Ask Leaders to Take up House-Passed Perkins Loan Extension; AAU Launches Water Research Webpage
President Vetoes Defense Authorization Bill, in Part over Sequestration; Biomedical, Aerospace and Defense Associations Urge Congress to Lift the Spending Caps; Industry-Led Innovation Imperative Event Highlights Statement by 325+ Organizations; White House Releases Strategy for American Innovation; DHS Issues Proposed Rule on OPT for Non-Immigrant STEM Students; AUTM Releases Highlights of Annual Licensing Survey
House Panel Looks at Rising College Costs and Tax Policy; House Ways and Means Committee Member Developing Bill on Endowment Spending; House Science Committee Approves Scientific Research in the National Interest Act; Associations Comment on Dear Colleague Letter about Student Medical Records
Short-term Budget Extension Approved, Averting Government Shutdown; Perkins Loan Program Expires; Mary Sue Coleman Named Next President of AAU