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Science policy news weekly update: March 10, 2017
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. President Donald Trump recently released his 2018 budgetary plan. In this plan, one thing was clear: All nondefense spending will be subject to massive cuts. Trump’s plan calls for a $54 billion increase to defense spending. To fund this increase, Trump proposed a 10.5 percent cut to nondefense discretionary funding. The National Institutes of Health,…