February 2, 2012
Sequestration: What it means for Federal Research Funding
Automatic spending cuts, or sequestration, was established through the Budget Control Act passed by Congress last August and is set to go into effect January 2013. The sequestration process has great implications for all federal discretionary programs, including most – if not all – of federally funded research programs. Below is a link to a detailed explanation of this process and the impacts to federal spending in both the short- and long-term.