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Shrinking the role of government is hurting science
Published on:Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:20:38 +0000
Category: Ben's Soapbox
Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., released his 2014 Wastebook, an annual report on government spending that Coburn deems wasteful, largely because, on the surface, the projects sound like silly ways to spend federal dollars. This year’s version—the last thanks to Coburn’s retirement at the adjournment of this Congress—follows a rather typical path of criticizing…
What’s in a name? Apparently everything for Oklahoma Senator Coburn
Published on:Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:56:32 +0000
Photo credit: Wastebook 2014 from Sen. Tom Coburn’s website Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., released his annual “Wastebook,” a compilation of 100 government-funded projects the senator deemed wasteful. Five grants funded by the National Institutes of Health and 10 grants funded by the National Science Foundation made the list.1 We looked at more detailed…
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June 2014 - A challenge reissuedTwo years ago, ASBMB Director of Public Affairs Ben Corb issued a challenge to ASBMB members to hold 100 meetings with their members of Congress during the summer recess. Now, we're issuing a new challenge to the members.
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