AAU and others asked the leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees to include a robust investment of more than $49 billion in the FY23 spending package for the National Institutes of Health.
Representatives André Carson (D-In), David McKinley (R-WV), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) are circulating the below "Dear Colleague" letter encouraging House appropriators to provide for the NIH base budget “at least $49 billion and that any funding for the Advanced Research…
This table represents the current status of FY22 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).
AAU urges Congress to provide at least $49 billion for the National Institutes of Health in FY23. NIH contributes to American economic growth and productivity and expands biomedical knowledge by funding cutting-edge research and cultivating the biomedical workforce of today and tomorrow.
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.
AAU joined six other higher education associations in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona requesting clear and comprehensive information on the department’s plans to resume student loan repayments on February 1, 2022.