May 7, 2009

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


NEA FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials

NEA FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials Press Release National Endowment for the Arts’ 2010 Budget Submitted to Congress Washington, D.C. – Today, details of the Fiscal Year 2010 budget request for the National Endowment for the Arts were submitted to Congress as part of President Obama’s FY 2010 budget. The President’s budget requests $161.3 million… Read More


NEH FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials

NEH FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials Press Release President Obama requests $171.315 million for NEH in FY 2010 Budget seeks increases in funding for federal humanities grant programs  WASHINGTON (May 7, 2009)–President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2010 budget request for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) seeks funding of $171.315 million, an increase of… Read More


NIH FY10 Budget Request Tables Available

The 2010 Budget provides $30.8 billion in appropriations for NIH, an increase of $443 million or 1.5 percent above the 2009 enacted level. In addition, NIH received $10.4 billion in Recovery Act funding, which will be spent in 2009 and 2010. After relatively sustained funding between 2004 and 2008, the Recovery Act provides an unprecedented… Read More


Department of Education FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials

Department of Education FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials Press Release The U.S. Department of Education’s FY 2010 $47.6 billion budget proposal will advance President Obama’s agenda to reform the nation’s schools while making fiscally responsible decisions to cut ineffective programs and unnecessary personnel, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in releasing the budget today…. Read More


Department of Energy FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials

Department of Energy FY10 Budget Request Briefing Materials Press Release Secretary Chu: President’s Energy Budget Creates Jobs, Restores America’s Scientific Leadership and Puts Nation on the Path to Energy Independence Washington D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today detailed President Barack Obama’s $26.4 billion Fiscal Year 2010 budget request for the Department of Energy, highlighting… Read More


White House Posts FY10 Budget Request Details

The White House Office of Management and Budget has posted the FY10 President’s Budget Request Appendix to its website. The document provides details on requested agency and program funding levels. Additional details and analyses are forthcoming. FY10 President’s Budget Request Appendix


DOE Announces Recovery Act Grant Competitions for Biofuels Projects

Recovery Act Announcement: Secretary Chu Announces Nearly $800 Million from Recovery Act to Accelerate Biofuels Research and Commercialization As part of the ongoing effort to increase the use of domestic renewable fuels, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced plans to provide $786.5 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate advanced… Read More


May 6, 2009

President’s FY10 Budget Request Set to be Released

On Thursday May 7th President Obama’s FY10 Budget Request (a.k.a. PBR) will be formally released. Federal agencies will begin holding briefings on the contents of their budget proposals. The UW Office of Federal Relations will provide full coverage, on this website, of the components of the FY10 PBR that are of interest to the higher… Read More


May 5, 2009

This Week on the Hill: May 4-8

TUESDAY AND REMAINDER OF THE WEEK House Convenes 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday. No votes expected Friday. Under suspension of the rules: HR 774 , HR 1397 , HR 1271 — Facility namings H Res 299 — Honoring public servants H Res 382 — Charter Schools Week H Res 338 — Community… Read More