The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce-Justice-Science held a hearing regarding the budget request for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr., testified about the agency’s FY 2016 funding request and budget justification during a hearing held by the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness.
The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies held a budget Hearing for the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell also defended her budget before the House Committee on Natural Resources.
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After 42 years of doing atomic physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, and 16 years as an MIT administrator, Marc Kastner knows intimately both the value of basic research—and how to convince rich people to foster its growth at a premier research institution.
Despite accounting for more than 60% of the Department of Commerce’s 2016 budget, NOAA received little attention from lawmakers from the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on CJS during a hearing examining the Department of Commerce’s budget request.
Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies held a hearing to examine NOAA’s budget request for FY 2016.