U.S. Congressional Leaders Agree To $1.3T Omnibus Spending Bill, Largely Reject Deep Cuts To Science Agencies

New York Times: Congressional Leaders Agree on $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill as Deadline Looms
“With government funding set to run out this weekend, congressional leaders agreed on a voluminous $1.3 trillion spending bill on Wednesday that would beef up domestic and military programs and keep the government open through September…” (Kaplan/Davis, 3/21).

Science: Science gets a major boost in 2018 U.S. spending deal
“…Lawmakers [Wednesday night] released a $1.3 trillion spending package that largely rejects deep cuts to research agencies proposed by President Donald Trump, and in many cases provides substantial increases. Congress is expected to vote on the deal by the end of the week, barring last minute obstacles…” (3/21).

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