Here’s why funding public education and research funds America’s future

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:53am
The Bellingham Herald

Federal funding for education and research has been critical to America’s competitiveness and innovativeness. The recent budget blueprint released by the administration projects deep cuts to several student aid programs, including programs that aid low-income and minority students, and decreases in funding for agencies that support research, including the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.