The US Senate returns to Capitol Hill this week to tackle a full agenda starting with a measure to increase the federal debt limit (HJ Res 45). Likely amendments to the resolution include one by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) to halt the EPA rulemaking based on the so-called endangerment finding announced last month. The endangerment… Read More
President Obama will deliver his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress next Wednesday, January 27th, at 9 pm Eastern time (6:00pm Pacific). During his speech, the President will outline his priorities for the coming year as well as recount what he believes are the achievements from his first year in… Read More
The National Science Foundation Division of Ocean Sciences seeks to establish new and/or renewed Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE) Centers in a network of coordinated centers that faciliate collaborations and communications between ocean science researchers and educators. These Centers foster the integration of ocean research into high-quality educational materials, enable ocean researchers to… Read More
The Senate is not in session this week. They are expected to reconvene for letislative business next week. The House returns for legislative business on Wednesday, 1/13/10. They are expected to pass HR 2646 which expands the comptroller general’s oversight authority. They are also expected to table or refer to committee President Obama’s veto of… Read More
The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) will host its first-ever energy innovation summit in March to “serve as a forum for the nation’s energy leaders to share ideas, collaborate, and begin building the next Industrial Revolution in clean energy technologies.” The meeting, which will be held March 1-3, 2010, at… Read More
Full Proposals are due by 4:00PM ET, February 5, 2010 The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency often selects its research efforts through the Research Announcement (RA) process. The RA will appear on the Grants.gov website http://www.grants.gov/. The following information is for those wishing to respond to the RA. The DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) program… Read More
Both the House and the Senate will meet in a pro forma session on Tuesday, January 5th. The House will not meet for legislative business until Tuesday, January 12th. The Senate is not expected to meet for legislative business until Wednesday, January 20th.