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Proposed NIH Budget Cuts Would Hurt Arizona’s Bioscience Industry

The grand debate over future federal spending began in earnest earlier this month when President Trump released his proposed budget. Scientific and medical research take an especially harsh blow, with the budget for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) being reduced by $5.8 billion, about 19% of the agency’s entire budget. What would the proposed… Continue reading Proposed NIH Budget Cuts Would Hurt Arizona’s Bioscience Industry

Arizona · economic development · federal spending · infrastructure · transportation · Tucson · Uncategorized

The Future of Transportation: Can the Federal Infrastructure Bill Advance Technological Innovation?

Federal infrastructure funding may be the next big issue that Congress and the Trump Administration tackle. Trump has proposed $1 trillion to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure, but has not yet provided specifics. Meanwhile, leaders in the Senate have started discussing their own ideas for an infrastructure package. Back home, Governor Ducey has sent a $500… Continue reading The Future of Transportation: Can the Federal Infrastructure Bill Advance Technological Innovation?