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Politics: Research Knows No Season As Budget Cycle Goes Awry

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Science  02 Feb 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5249, pp. 589
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5249.589


The ongoing budget battle between President Clinton and the Republican Congress has postponed release of the president's 1997 budget, left many agencies with temporary budgets for the current year, and disrupted the normal pattern of business in Washington. Research advocates are growing fearful that science may get lost in the shuffle