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Washington and Social Science: Shutdown and OSTP Appointment

The House and Senate failed to enact appropriations legislation to fund several federal departments and agencies, and, as a result, the federal government experienced a partial government shutdown effective December 22. But there has been some action – the Senate confirmed the nominations of Kelvin Droegemeier as director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and Steven Dillingham as director of the U.S. Census Bureau.

1 year ago
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz

Feds Make First Move to Enact Open Access Mandate

A year after the Office of Science and Technology Policy told the U.S. government to open up publicly funded research to the public for free, the first of 21 agencies covered has begun its program.

6 years ago