publication date: Dec 3, 2013
As NCI digs out after the two-week shutdown of the federal government, its leadership has to contend with the prospect of another shutdown weeks away, which may kick in after the current continuing resolution expires Jan. 15, 2014.
Meanwhile, the institute’s budget remains unclear. Will funding come through a continuing resolution and remain stagnant throughout the next fiscal year? Can new money materialize? Or will sequestration take another bite?
The institute needs to have clear rules for operating under shutdowns, NCI Director Harold Varmus said at the Nov. 7 meeting of the Board of Scientific Advisors.
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