SRCD Endorses the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act


SRCD joins the growing list of scientific organizations and academic institutions to endorse the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act. The bipartisan bill , introduced by Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Fred Upton (R-MI), Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Frank Lucas (R-OK), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), and Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), addresses the unprecedented disruptions to federally supported research and the research workforce at universities and other laboratories across the country. It authorizes approximately $26 billion in emergency relief appropriations for federal research agencies to support the nation’s research workforce and offset costs related to laboratory closures and lost research productivity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The bill also provides temporary regulatory flexibility to universities and nonprofit research institutes that perform federal research.)

Read Rep. DeGette Press Release     List of Endorsing Organizations