This week's newsletter features updates about an AAU letter urging Congress to pass FY22 appropriations and Build Back Better Act provisions crucial to our nation's health, competitiveness, and security; DHS's reestablishment of the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council; and more.
AAU sent a letter to Congress urging passage of final FY22 appropriations and Build Back Better Act provisions important to our nation’s health, economic competitiveness, security, and crucial government-university research partnership.
United for Medical Research, of which AAU is a founding member, sent a letter urging OMB Acting Director Shalanda Young to include an increase of at least $3 billion to the base budget of the National Institutes of Health for FY23.
New guidance from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to federal agencies on implementing National Security Presidential Memorandum 33 (NSPM-33) is encouraging for America’s scientific research enterprise
The House approved its final compromise NDAA bill, S. 1605 on December 7, 2021 on a 363-70 vote. The final NDAA authorizes $768.1 billion in defense spending, $25 billion more than the President’s FY22 budget request.