Bush Budget Boosts Funding for Physical Sciences in FY 2007; NSF, DOE, and NIST Would All Do Well

Dawson, Jim; Guinnessy, Paul
April 2006
Physics Today;Apr2006, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p36
Academic Journal
The article reports on the budget proposals by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush that guarantee increases for three science research agencies. A few days before sending his budget proposal to Congress, Bush announced his American Competitiveness Initiative in which he committed $5.9 billion in fiscal year 2007 to increase investments in research and development, strengthen education and encourage entrepreneurship.


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