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NSF: Federal Funding for R&D, Facilities Fell 9% in FY 2013

A recent National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics report has found a 9 percent decline in federal funding for research and development, facilities and related equipment in fiscal year 2013. The National Science Foundation said Thursday the NCSES InfoBrief shows that federal agencies spent a total of $127 billion …

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AF Research Lab Seeks White Papers on Tactical Info Management Tech

The Air Force Research Laboratory‘s Information Directorate at the Rome Research Site in New York has announced a new $9.9 million funding opportunity for tactical information management technologies. A presolicitation notice posted Monday on FedBizOpps says that the Information Management-enabled Sensor Tasking and Ad Hoc Control program aims to facilitate the development of automated tasking tools for airborne …

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Report: House to Consider Federal Funding Bill This Week

The House of Representatives plans to take up a spending bill this week to fund government agencies and programs past the end of fiscal 2014, Defense News reported Monday. John Bennett writes Congress will have to approve a continuing resolution to prevent a shutdown and send the final bill for …

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Lewis Link: Federal Spending Cuts Impact R&D, Economic Future

Decreased funding from the federal government is affecting the research and development sector and could be detrimental to the country’s future, according to research engineer Lewis E. Link Jr. Link, former R&D director and chief scientific advisor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, wrote in a Mar. 5 oped …

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FAA to Reprogram $253M, Keep Contract Towers Open

The Federal Aviation Administration will keep contract towers open as the recently-enacted Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013 allowed the agency to reprogram $253 million in funding for the towers, Aviation Week reported Friday. Kerry Lynch writes the FAA planned to cease funding for 149 contract towers as part of …

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Agencies Notifying Employees of Possible Shutdown

Deal or no deal, agencies are preparing for a shutdown in case short-term funding deals lose steam or do not happen at all, according to a Washington Post report. While agencies such as the departments of Commerce, Agriculture, House and Urban Development, Transportation, Justice, State and NASA and other agencies …

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