House Committee Moves to Increase Funding for NIH, Flat-Funds IES in Fiscal Year 2018
July 27, 2017
The House Appropriations Committee reported favorably the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations bill. The bill recommends funding for key agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the Department of Education. The bill, which passed the committee on July 19 on a party line vote, is now ready for floor consideration by the full U.S. House of Representatives.
Fiscal Year 2018 Deliberations Proceed
June 21st, 2017
Since the Administration released its proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget last month, Congress has been considering how it can complete the FY 2018 appropriations process before the new fiscal year begins on October 1.
Under normal circumstances, the president’s detailed budget would have been released in February, giving Congress more time to not only consider the president’s proposal, but also to prepare a budget resolution—a step Congress conducts to determineread more
White House Releases Discouraging Details of its Fiscal Year 2018 Proposed Budget
May 25th, 2017
On Tuesday, May 22, the Trump Administration released its proposed fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget, “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” Building upon the Administration’s initial “skinny” budget release in March, this comprehensive document encompasses President Trump’s first proposed budget. Unfortunately, the budget does not bode well for federal agencies important to the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS).
Scientists Showcase “Neuroscience Discoveries in Reading and Dyslexia” on Capitol Hill
FABBS was pleased to invite Joanna Christodoulou, EdD (MGH Institute of Health Professions and Harvard Graduate School of Education) and Tyler Perrachione, PhD (Boston University) to present their research at the 23rd Annual Coalition for National Science Funding’s Exhibition and Reception on Capitol Hill. The event, “Investments in Scientific and Educational Research: Fueling American Innovation,” took place on May 16th, 2017, in the Rayburn House Building, where 35 exhibitorsread more