Federal Relations

August 5, 2009

OMB and OSTP Direct Agencies to Focus on Science in FY11 Budget Requests

In a memo released this week, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) directed agencies to make research and development a priority when formulating their FY11 budget requests. Specifically, the memo directs agencies to invest in r&d that drive economic growth, promote energy effeciency and improve quality of life.

In late September, the UW Office of Federal Relations will begin planning its advocacy efforts for FY11, additional details on how to participate in the process will be provide to our campuses at that time.

Full OMB Memo