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July 19, 2024

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House appropriators consider fiscal 2025 bills with NIST budget cuts, Energy Dept. funding for cyber

By Jacob Livesay / July 9, 2024

The House Appropriations Committee is marking up three bills for the fiscal 2025 budget cycle today, featuring provisions to reduce the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s technical research budget, while matching spending from fiscal 2024 to support the Energy Department’s cyber office.

The House fiscal 2025 bill for Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies provides $1.4 billion to fund NIST, which, according to a committee report on the bill, is a $45 million cut from fiscal 2024 and...

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