Stand with Science
Source: Stand with Science
The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction has officially declared failure in its mandate to find $1.2T in deficit reduction. This means that the mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration are slated to go into effect starting in 2013 and lasting through 2021. The sequestration cuts include the very disaster about which Stand with Science warns: roughly 9% cuts to all federal R&D funding—about $13 billion.
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