Compared to the FY 11 request level: 1,450 fewer awards, supporting 16,700 fewer researchers, students, teachers, and technical support personnel.
Compared to the FY 11 request level: 50 fewer awards, supporting 930 fewer researchers, students, teachers, and technical support personnel.
"If I were [making the decisions], I would increase funding to NIH [National Institutes of Health], but I would increase NSF funding even more," Gingrich said. "If we are going to compete with China and India and solve the problems facing this country, we need to have more science, more technology and very dramatic education reform."
See the text of the bill: http://rules.house.gov/Media/file/PDF_112_1/Floor_Text/FINAL2011_xml.pdf
House summary of cuts: http://republicans.appropriations.house.gov/_files/41211ProgramCutsListFinalFY2011CR.pdf
4/12/11 House Appropriations press release and links therein: http://appropriations.house.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=PressReleases.Detail&PressRelease_id=285
4/12/11 Senate Appropriations press release: http://appropriations.senate.gov/news.cfm?method=news.view&id=180ea521-c1f7-416b-b628-9e15eecea83d
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BJS Bureau of Justice Statistics
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BTS Bureau of Transportation Statistics
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ORES Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics, SSA
SOI Statistics of Income Division, IRS