Federal R And D Funding Seems Set For Moderate Growth

Shortly Before The End Of His Term, President Ford Sent To Congress His Proposed Federal Budget For Fiscal Year 1978. It Proposes Outlays Of $440 Billion In Fiscal1978, Up 6.5 Percent Over 1977 Levels, And Estimates Receipts At $393 Billion, For A Deficit Of $47 Billion. It Also Proposes Increasing Funding 8 Percent For Federal Handd Programs To$26.3 Billion. Fords Budget Again Places Strong Emphasis On Basic Research, With Funding For This Area Slated To Rise 9.2 Percent To $3.04 Billion. Egi Reference Number Gl03489

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Citation Date 1977-01-01T00:00:00

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Organization Janice R. Long, Chris Murray
Email sbivens@egi.utah.edu

Geographic Extent

North Bound 49.49
South Bound 31.18
East Bound -108.4
West Bound -129.05