Funding for the Defense Department office of the chief information officer would go down in the coming fiscal year, as would funding for the deputy chief management officer and many defensewide technology efforts, shows data from the fiscal 2014 budget request the Obama administration sent to Congress April 10.
The National Science Foundation requested $7.63 billion for fiscal 2014, which is a 4.09 percent increase of the amount enacted in 2012, adjusted for inflation, according to an NSF budget document . The research portion of the NSF budget represents about $6.2 billion. It accounts for the Atacama Large Millimeter Array telescope and other observatories, investigations into novel materials, manufacturing processes and smart systems, advanced cyber infrastructure and sustainability science and engineering, the NSF said.
The FBI requests $8.44 billion to for fiscal 2014, according to a FBI budget request summary (.pdf). That's 0.92 percent less than the 2013 estimated budget of $8.18 billion, when adjusted for White House-projected inflation. The request includes $81 million for construction and $8.36 billion for salaries and expenses, funding 34,787 positions, agents accounting for 13,082 of the total.
The amended 1985 Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act requires discretionary spending caps to be lowered by $91 billion in fiscal 2014 and the sequestration of $18 billion in direct spending, according to a letter (.pdf) to congress by Acting Official of Management and Budget Director Jeffrey Zients.These cuts assume sequestration will still be in effect for fiscal 2014.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency likely will be smaller in the coming fiscal year, with the Obama administration's fiscal 2014 proposal transmitted to Congress April 10 proposing $9.59 billion in appropriations--an amount that's 12.5 percent less than current year levels when taking into account White House-projected levels of inflation.
Funding for the National Protection and Programs Directorate would overall go down by about an inflation-adjusted 10 percent under the Obama administration's fiscal 2014 budget proposal transmitted to Congress April 10.
The fiscal 2014 budget request the Obama administration sent to Congress April 10 includes a nearly 4 percent increase to funding for the Federal Aviation Administration air traffic modernization effort known as NextGen.
S&T's budget would increase 121.47 percent over the estimated fiscal 2013 budget, accounting for inflation. Laboratory facility funding would more than quadruple, growing from $178 million in fiscal 2013 to $856 million in fiscal 2014. The budget for research, development and innovation would increase by 71.23 percent, to $467 million.
ICE's detention and removal budget (part of salaries and expenses), which comprises nearly half of its overall budget, would decline 8.36 percent. Within it, custody operations would fall 12.44 percent to $1.845 billion, and fugitive operations would fall 20.93 percent to $126 million.
The president's fiscal 2014 budget proposal requests $78 million for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The increase in funding is in part because ONCHIT funding under the Recovery Act ends in fiscal 2013, says the Health and Human Services Department's budget in brief (.pdf).