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The ASM Office of Public Affairs has developed this page to keep ASM members up to date on the appropriations process for Fiscal Year 2016.
December 18, 2015 - Statement of the ASM on the FY 2016 Congressional Funding Increases for Research
Congress passed a $1.1 trillion spending package on December 18 that funds federal agencies for fiscal year 2016. The omnibus appropriations bill (HR 2029) provides $32 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a $2 billion increase and nearly 7 percent over FY 2015.
March 19, 2016 - ASM Appropriation Statements for FY 2016
The ASM has submitted appropriation recommendations for federal agencies that support biomedical and public health research.