Tag Archives: NIST

Roll Call Column: Smart, Not Fat, Cats Fuel Economic Growth

By Michael S. Lubell   While Members of Congress and presidential candidates have been busy beating each other up over whether millionaires are job creators or job destroyers, they have lost sight of who really spurs America’s economic growth. It’s not the fat cats on Wall Street. It’s the smart cats in the research laboratories. […]

FY 2012 Budgets: Good News….And Not so Good News

Despite dire economic news and predictions for decreased federal budgets, we were pleased to learn that cuts to NIST and NSF in the House and Senate versions of the Fiscal Year 2012 appropriations bills were reversed in conference.  We appreciate the efforts of our membership in helping to reinforce the importance of federal science funding […]


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