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COSSA Washington Updates

The Consortium of  Social Science Associations (COSSA) is an advocate for the research community, educating policy makers on the need for federal funding for research in the social and behavioral sciences. Check out the COSSA Handbook.

Why Social Science?COSSA’s Why Social Science blog showcases the importance of these investments.

September 19, 2017 | Volume 36, Issue 18
House Passes Omnibus Spending Bill Along with Problematic NSF Amendment

September 5, 2017 | Volume 36, Issue 17 | White House Outlines FY2019 R&D Budget Priorities, Emphasizes Role of Industry

August 8, 2017 | Volume 36, Issue 16 | Senate CJS Bill Approved by Committee

July 25, 2017 | Volume 36, Issue 15 | Congress Moves FY 2018 Spending Bills Ahead of August Recess

July 11, 2017 | Volume 36, Issue 14 | COSSA Member Spotlight on the University of Georgia & OIBR