Government Relations Update

Sequestration and budget battles this month

The latest news on the APA Federal Budget blog.

Research budgets are still threatened by shrinking spending caps and sequestration. Recent events reported in the APA Federal Budget Blog include:

  • APA CEO calls on budget conferees to overturn sequestration
    Calls on Congress to protect critical investments in research and anti-poverty programs.
  • APA joins major advocacy push against sequestration
    Automatic budget cuts have hit science — and other programs — hard.
  • Budget conferees meet
    Several proposals floated, but each has determined opponents.

Be sure to check the APA Federal Budget Blog for up-to-date news on the federal research budget.