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9 March 2024

FY24 Spending Bill Falls Short On Science Funding 

Nearly halfway through the fiscal year, Congress has passed six spending bills for the remainder of FY24 that include budget cuts for key federal science research agencies. These cuts are harmful to the advancement of science and the protection of people and the environment. AGU strongly advocates for policymakers to prioritize science as they wrestle with the remainder of the government’s funding this fiscal year and as they shift their …


1 March 2024

AGU’s Statement on Third Averted U.S. Government Shutdown of FY24 

For the third time in the fiscal year 2024 appropriations cycle, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have agreed to extend funding of the government and avert a shutdown.    With another short-term funding solution, the future of science hangs in the balance once again. We urgently call upon lawmakers to prioritize scientific advancement and prevent any disruption to government services throughout the rest of the fiscal year …