April 2018 Government & Community Relations Update

UO undergraduate advocates for science funding in D.C.

April 26, 2018
This article first appeared in Around the O on April 26. It’s a good thing Rachael Cleveland had early exams last term.

Summary of FY18 Omnibus Bill Funding

April 16, 2018
In mid-March, Congress passed the FY18 omnibus appropriations bill – H.R. 1625, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 – to fund the federal government until the end of the current fiscal year, ending September 30, 2018. On March 23, President Donald Trump signed the package into law.

Federal funding increase moves ShakeAlert closer to reality

April 10, 2018
Article first appeared in Around the O, April 10, 2018 A recent boost in federal funding will move the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system closer to completion.