Computing Research Policy Blog

The Computing Research Association (or CRA) has been involved in shaping public policy of relevance to computing research for more than two decades. More recently the CRA Government Affairs program has enhanced its efforts to help the members of the computing research community contribute to the public debate knowledgeably and effectively.

September 2004

First Senate NSF Appropriations Numbers

Early word out of yesterday’s Senate Appropriations Committee markup is that NSF ended up with a 3 percent increase over FY 2004, matching the President’s budget request. That’s $5.75 billion for FY 05, $169 million over FY 2004, and significantly better than the House’s 2 percent cut to NSF’s overall budget. Still, we’re a long […]