House Moving Through FY10 Appropriations Bills

**UPDATE** On June 18th, the House of Representatives approved the Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Bill and the House Appropriations Committee approved the Interior-Environment Appropriations Bill. Congress is currently focused on a war supplemental spending bill, health care reform, energy/climate change, and to a lesser degree student aid reform. However, the FY10 appropriations bills are moving forward in the House of… Read More


Legislative Outlook

The House and Senate are adjourned for Memorial Day Recess and will reconvene next week. It is expected that the various House Appropriations subcommittee will begin markups of FY10 spending bills when the chambers recovene. House leaders want to pass all 12 fiscal 2010 appropriations bills before the start of the August recess, leaving eight weeks of… Read More


Office of Congressman Inslee to Hold Federal Funding Workshop in Shoreline

The office of Representative Jay Inslee would like to invite you to a Federal Funding Workshop on June 9th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Shoreline Center.  Details of the event are listed below, and a flyer is attached for distribution.   Join Congressman Inslee’s staff for a presentation on federal grants and… Read More


APLU Shares Summary on FY10 R&D Budget Request Hearing

The hearing summary below has been provided by staff from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). APLU Hearing Summary Date: May 14, 2009 Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology, Full Committee Hearing Subject: An Overview of the Federal Research and Development (R&D) Budget for FY2010 Members Present: Chairman Bart Gordon (D-TN), Ranking Member Ralph Hall… Read More


APLU Provides Preliminary Analysis of FY10 President’s Budget Request

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has prepared a preliminary analysis (below) of the higher education components of President Obama’s FY10 Budget Request. Additional information will be provided as the UW Office of Federal Relations and various higher education associations examine the budget request. In the Federal Budget section of this website, budget briefing… Read More


NOAA FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials

NOAA has requested a total of $4.5 billion in FY 2010, which is an increase of $110M over the FY 2009 enacted level. The Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) requests a total of $404.6 million which is an increase of $3.7 million over the FY 2009 enacted level. In summary, OAR requests: $209.8… Read More


DOD FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials

DOD FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials Press Release DoD Releases Fiscal 2010 Budget Proposal President Barack Obama today sent to Congress a proposed defense budget of $663.8 billion for fiscal 2010.  The budget request for the Department of Defense (DoD) includes $533.8 billion in discretionary budget authority to fund base defense programs and $130 billion… Read More


NASA FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials

NASA FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials Statement from Acting Administrator Today, I am pleased to release NASA’s FY2010 budget request in the amount of $18.686 billion to advance Earth science, complete the International Space Station, explore the solar system and conduct aeronautics research. The budget request represents an increase of $903.6 million, about 5 percent,… Read More


NSF FY10 Budget Request Overview

**UPDATE** NSF Budget Materials Available The National Science Foundation has not yet released electronic versions of its FY10 budget request briefing materials. However, the Office of Management has provided an overview of the NSF budget. President Obama has proposed an NSF increase of 8.55% over the FY2009 appropriations level, from $6.49 billion to $7.045 billion. … Read More


HHS FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials

HHS FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials Press Release Budget Helps Control the Skyrocketing Cost of Health Care, Cuts Waste & Fraud from Medicare and Protects Public Health Citing the rapidly escalating cost of health care in this country and the enormous pressures that health care costs are putting on our economic future, Health and Human… Read More