The Biden Administration Releases the FY 2024 Budget

On March 9, the Biden administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 budget request. The administration proposes funding non-defense discretionary programs at $841.3 billion and defense programs at $886.4 billion, a 5.5 percent increase from congressional appropriations in FY 2023. Read more.

House Democrats Introduce Legislation that Benefits Graduate Education

Earlier this week, House Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee Ranking Member Frederica Wilson (D-FL) reintroduced the Lowering Obstacles to Achievement Now (LOAN) Act. If passed, the bill would provide significant investments to graduate education. Read more

CGS Encourages Department of Education to Make Graduate Education a High Priority

On March 1, CGS sent a letter to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona regarding the importance of prioritizing graduate education. Themes of the letter include increasing access to graduate education and scholarship, supporting graduate student mental health and wellbeing, and strengthening opportunities for international engagement and collaboration. Read more 

CGS Updates Federal Policy Agenda for the 118th Congress

Last week, CGS updated the Federal Policy Agenda for the new Congress. Read more

NSF, NIH and OSTP Issue Important Federal Register Notices

This week, the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released information related to research. Read more