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Updated: Science funding limbo continues as House bids for more time

In a bid to buy more time for heated budget negotiations, lawmakers in the US House of Representatives have releasedyet another temporary funding measure or continuing resolution (CR), that would support the US government for an additional week after the current one expires April 8. In a harbinger of some of the science cuts that may be around the corner, the measure includes a reduction of $139 million for NASA and $20 million from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. In total the measure would cut $6 billion from the current US budget. 


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