Issue Date: March 10, 2014 | Web Date: March 7, 2014
President Sets R&D Priorities
On a cold day in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama rolled out his $3.9 trillion fiscal 2015 budget request, and it quickly drew an equally chilly response from Congress, which sets the actual appropriations. The request provides $135.4 billion for R&D activities, a 1.2% increase over 2014 enacted levels. That includes $64.7 billion proposed for basic and applied research, a slight boost from 2014.
At a March 4 event to unveil the budget request, the . . .
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