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UCAR Washington Update

Antarctic researchers with PistenBully and submersible research vehicles
The Continuing Appropriations Act of 2014 became law on October 17, ending a 16-day partial government shutdown and reopening the federal government, including the science agencies.
U S House of Representatives
The question of whether the new fiscal year starts with a continuing resolution to keep the federal agencies open or the federal government shuts most operations down due to lack of funding is again front and center in Washington.
Washington Update: Aerial view of the White House
The President's FY14 budget request, released in a constrained fiscal environment, includes a mixture of proposed funding increases and decreases for the atmospheric sciences community.
Washington Update: U.S. currency
The passage and signing of a resolution to fund the federal government through the end of FY 2013 has impacts on the research, operations, and education activities supported by NSF and NOAA.

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