PCAST warns against slashing Federal science budget
Article first published online: 19 OCT 2006
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 76, Issue 43, page 430, 24 October 1995
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1995), PCAST warns against slashing Federal science budget, Eos Trans. AGU, 76(43), 430–430, doi:10.1029/95EO00268.(
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With the congressional cost-cutting dynamo rolling through the 1996 budget process, a group of academic and industry science advisors has assumed the role of traffic cop, cautioning legislators on both sides of the aisle to [slow down!] Invoking economic productivity, the quality of American life, and national security, the 19 members of the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) have warned both political parties that a budget balanced through severe cuts in research funding will cost the country more than it saves.