News Outlets Examine International Affairs, Science, Health Spending Proposals In Obama’s FY17 Budget Request

Devex: Top takeaways from Obama’s 2017 budget request
“…At the highest level, the budget request for international affairs looks pretty familiar and effectively flat, coming in at $54.1 billion overall. Of that amount, $22.7 billion sits in accounts fully or partially managed by the U.S. Agency for International Development. … President Obama made good on his State of the Union commitment to ask Congress for money to bring about the end of malaria with a 30 percent increase over last year’s level…” (Igoe, 2/10).

ScienceInsider: Budget 2017: Read our round up of Obama’s science funding requests
“ScienceInsider was following the numbers [Tuesday], as the White House rolled out its fiscal year 2017 budget request. Here are some dispatches from the front lines of the budget wars…” (2/9).

Washington Post: Budget breakdown: What the White House wants to spend money on
“President Obama released the final budget proposal of his presidency Tuesday, a $4.15 trillion tax and spending plan that would boost federal government spending by just under five percent. Here is a sampling of some key spending areas [including federal health agencies]…” (Sun et al., 2/9).

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