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Science Directorate
December 2007

Science Policy Insider News (December 2007)

Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee Convenes Open Session

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC) met in open session on December 4 for the first time in two years.

Looks like the Grinch Won: Cuts and Compromise on Research Funding

On December 18, 2007, the House and Senate approved and sent to the President a $517 billion catch-all appropriations bill (H.R. 2764), with funding levels much lower than initially passed by the House and Senate.

Also in this Issue

APA Submits Comments on NIMH Draft Strategic Plan; Trucker Fatigue Receives Hearing on Capitol Hill; NICHD Will Change in Name Only; Addressing Research Needs for Teen Dating Violence