White House Allocates $146 Billion for R&D

white-house-516052_640President Obama has announced his Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget. The Budget details the President’s spending plan for implementing the agenda he laid out in his State of the Union address to invest in America’s future.

This plan involves robust investments in research and development (R&D) to drive science, technology, and innovation that will serve all Americans. Such investments help create jobs; improve human health; enhance access to clean energy, water, and food; address global climate change; manage competing demands on environmental resources; and ensure the security of the Nation. Federal government funding for R&D is essential to address pressing needs in these and other crucial areas.
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