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Science policy news weekly update: July 7, 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 called for significant cuts to key science funding agencies in his 2018 budget proposal. However, almost immediately after its release, there was bipartisan opposition from lawmakers against the proposed cuts. Last week, U.S. House of Representatives appropriators advanced a half-dozen 2018 budget bills that largely ignored the president’s proposals, instead choosing to…