Neuroscience funding was one of several key priorities championed by Congressman
Funding for neuroscience research received
In addition to funding through NSF to advance research related to the BRAIN Initiative, cognitive science, and neuroscience, the bill includes funds to establish and support an annual international neuroscience conference that would convene government officials, neuroscience researchers, industry, and nonprofits.
Fattah praised Chairman
"In this legislation we were able to come together in a bipartisan manner to tackle some of our nation's greatest challenges involving neuroscience, basic research and scientific funding, the future of space exploration, domestic manufacturing, and our nation's justice system," Fattah said. "It has been an honor working with Chairman Wolf--his passion and commitment will be greatly missed. While we have not agreed on every issue, more often than not we have been able to find common ground and craft legislation that strengthens our country and creates a better future for all Americans."
Other Fattah priorities in the bill include funding for medical imaging, the
Highlights of the FY2015 CJS Appropriations Act:
NSF Advanced Manufacturing: Funded at
Funds included to establish and support an annual international conference on neuroscience.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership:
NOAA Satellites: The bill fully funds the Joint Polar Satellite System at
Youth Mentoring Programs: Funded at
Justice Reinvestment Initiatives: Funded at
Office on Violence Against Women: Funded at
Language directing DOJ for a report detailing all revenue collected by the Department for fines, penalties, and settlements.
Commercial Crew: Funded at
James Webb Space Telescope: Receives
Language included directing OSTP to implement a number of efforts involving the
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