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America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Statistics

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/2018_blueprint.pdf

Initial budget release from the Trump administration which calls for deep cuts in discretionary spending and the elimination of 19 independent agencies including the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, the Corporations for Public Broadcasting and National and Community Service, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  From the Office of Management and Budget

 

American Health Care Act

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/americanhealthcareact_0.pdf

Estimates that the Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act will reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the 2017-2026 period and increase the number of uninsured people by 14 million by 2018.  By 2026 the number of uninsured is expected to rise to 24 million.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Federally Funded R&D Centers Rebound to $18.5 Billion in R&D Spending in FY2015

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17314/nsf17314.pdf

The nation’s 42 federally funded research and development centers  saw spending rise by 4.2% in 2015.  Provides details by funding source, and five year trends in spending levels for the 42 centers including the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Federally Funded Academic Research Requirements: Background and Issues in Brief

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Laws/Regulations,Science/Technology

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44774.pdf

The federal government is the largest source of academic research and development funding in the U.S.  This report reveals sources of conflict between funding providers and recipients over requirements that accompany the funding including the time burden of regulations and issues related to human subjects and animal research. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Virginia Budget Amendments 2017 Session, HB 1500 Conference Report

Categories: Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

http://budget.lis.virginia.gov/amendments/2017/1/HB1500/Introduced/CR/

Shows spending plan for remainder of FY2017 and FY2018.  From the Legislative Information Service of the Virginia General Assembly

 

Virginia State Budget, 2017 Session

Categories: Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

http://budget.lis.virginia.gov/default/2017/1/

Covers the budget bill, amendments, and committee reports.  From the Legislative Information Service of the Virginia General Assembly

 

Virginia Compared to the Other States: 2017 Edition

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt492.pdf

Shows how Virginia compares to other states in spending and taxes, education, health, and transportation.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

Science and Engineering Research Facilities, Fiscal Year 2015

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/datatables/facilities/2015/

A set of 27 Excel data tables on research facilities in academic institutions covering total space, costs of new construction and renovation, and source of funding.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

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