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[1 Jun 2023 | Comments Off on FY23 Budgets, FY24 Budget Request Show Strong Support for Research, Statistical Agencies | ]
FY23 Budgets, FY24 Budget Request Show  Strong Support for Research, Statistical Agencies

The December deal to fund the US government for the current fiscal year included an increase of 14% for the National Science Foundation and 6% for the National Institutes of Health, along with double-digit percent increases for several statistical agencies. Released in March, the president’s requested budget for fiscal year 2024 (FY24) also has favorable increases for the agencies but will face the new Republican majority in the US House of Representatives, where there is a desire to reduce federal government spending to FY22 levels.

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[1 Jun 2022 | Comments Off on Administration Releases FY23 Budget Request as Congress Finalizes FY22 Budget | ]
Administration Releases FY23 Budget Request as Congress Finalizes FY22 Budget

Congress wrapped up its funding for the federal government for fiscal year 2022 in March, the sixth month of the fiscal year. With the Biden administration releasing its fiscal year 2023 within a few weeks, Congress had to almost immediately start the process again. The National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation both received 4 percent increases. Several statistical agencies also received 3–6 percent increases.

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[1 Jul 2021 | Comments Off on State of the Science and Engineering Data Infrastructure: National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics | ]
State of the Science and Engineering Data Infrastructure: National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics

Three experts discuss the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, which provides data on science and engineering enterprise; collects essential data on STEM education; provides research and development activities, funding, and infrastructure; and supports data innovations.

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[1 Feb 2021 | Comments Off on FY21 Federal Budget Finalized | ]

The NIH, NSF, and several federal statistical agencies received increases, but many are facing fiscal challenges after years of purchasing power loss.

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[1 Jun 2020 | Comments Off on Large Budget Increases for Agency Survey Mask Budget and Staff Challenges | ]

ASA Science Policy Director Steve Pierson responds to a critique of his April Amstat News article about the federal statistical agencies’ FY20 budgets.

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[1 Jun 2020 | Comments Off on How (In)Visible Is Science in ASA? | ]

John Gardenier says an April Amstat News article needed more information about the FY20 budget for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.

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[1 Mar 2020 | Comments Off on Meet Emilda B. Rivers, Director of the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics | ]
Meet Emilda B. Rivers, Director of the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics

Emilda Rivers directs NCSES, the principal statistical agency housed as a division within the National Science Foundation’s Social, Behavioral, and Economic Directorate. We asked her why this position appealed to her, what she views as the biggest challenges facing the agency, and what she believes are the agency’s greatest accomplishments.

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[1 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on FY17 Requests for NIH, NSF, Federal Statistical Agencies Largely Positive | ]
FY17 Requests for NIH, NSF, Federal Statistical Agencies Largely Positive

President Barack Obama’s requested budget for Fiscal Year 2017 maintains his record of proposing generally healthy increases for the NIH, NSF, and many federal statistical agencies, but realizing increases of any amount will be challenging.

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[1 May 2014 | Comments Off on Meet John Gawalt, Director of the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics | ]
Meet John Gawalt, Director of the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics

Amstat News invited John Gawalt, director of the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.

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[1 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Meet NCSES Director Lynda Carlson | ]
Meet NCSES Director Lynda Carlson

Amstat News invited Lynda Carlson, director of the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about her and the agency she leads.