Wednesday, February 11, 2009

I CAN HAZ STIMULUS!?

I don't want to jinx anything, but a stimulus agreement has been reached that seems less bad than the Senate bill and, of personnel interest:
A Senate-passed provision to give $10 billion to the National Institutes of Health for research — a favorite of both Harkin and Specter, appeared likely to survive.

(also a favorite of Jason Hamner and the NIH funded laboratory he works in)

/crosses fingers

We've got a lot of grants either under review or about to be resubmitted... a change in funding lines, even short term, would be quite stimulating, I must say.