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Washington Update

U.S. presidential inauguration, 2009
The work we do is fundamentally apolitical and centered on the protection of life and property, and our efforts provide vital support to economic development and national security. We will continue our nonpartisan activities, seeking new opportunities to advance the goals of our community.
Capitol building
The act's provisions will strengthen U.S. science and provide a major boost to the nation's economy and national security.
William E. Easterling, incoming head of NSF GEO
Dr. Easterling comes to NSF from Pennsylvania State University, a UCAR member institution.
photo of gavel
House Appropriations Chair Hal Rogers (R-KY) has indicated that the Continuing Resolution is written to the FY 2017 budget cap of $1.07 trillion.
U.S. Capitol Building, east side
The bill was passed in the Senate but time ran out and the House was not able to take up the bill prior to adjourning.

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